The word Punjab is derived from the word meaning Five Rivers namely: Indus, Ravi, Sutlej, Beas, and Jhelum that flow towards the southeast crossing the entire state. The sub-tributaries of these rivers that provide a base for the most extensive canal system in India.
An Indian Sikh devotee lights oil lamps at the Golden Temple in Amritsar. Sikhs celebrate Bandi Chhor Divas or Diwali to mark the return of the Sixth Guru, Guru Hargobind Ji, who was freed from imprisonment and also managed to release 52 political prisoners at the same time from Gwalior fort by Mughal Emperor Jahangir in 1619.
kirpan- If Kurmai is performed in the groom's home, the bride arrives there with "kara" (metal bracelet), "kirpan" (ceremonial sword) or traditional sweets. She also brings objects that are believed to be good omen. These are coconut, "chhuhare" (dry dates), sugar and money. Bride's family gets a a traditional suit and some sweets for the bride.