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Sikhism does not endorse caste based distinctions in society that lead to unequal opportunities for some people. In fact, Sikhism completely rejects class or race based distinctions between humans, that leads us to make an inequitable society. Such distinctions have surfaced only due to ill interests of certain section of people, who, on the pretext of making a society more manageable through these classifications, eventually paved the way to an unequal grouping within the human race. This article is just for information purpose and to share how people from different castes came into the Sikh fold. So, please treat this article as a source of general information about this issue and kindly do not amend this article to highlight this important underlying Sikh principle. If you have any comments, please discuss them appropriately here

Castes & Tribes
Classification Flower Supply, Lentil/Spice and Masala Supply Sunflower Oil Makers
Significant populations in India, UK, Europe
Languages Punjabi, Hindi other Eurpoean languages
Religions Sikhism, Hinduism, Islam

Sikh Saini - (Backward Caste)

The Sainis are a Northern Indian ethnic tribe that inhabits the Punjab, also related to Lakshmi God

In Old Era & Modern Era Period in Punjab Sikh Saini Professions were Flower Field Workers, Flower Suppliers, Lentil (Dal) Field Workers, Spices and Masala Field Workers, Spices and Masala Suppliers, Sunflower and Sweetcorn Oil Suppliers

(Saini Citizens)
Flower Suppliers (Saini)

Etymology and Historical of Sikh Sainis

  • Flowers

In olden times Sikh Saini were planting botanical or exotic flowers in flower fields in india. Its very important flower bed scenario and other purposes, Also flowers were sold in retail shops and used in wedding ceremony, gurdwaras, household and gardens in india.

  • Lentil (Dal)

In olden times Sikh Saini were planting different variety of lentil dals in lentil fields in india. Its very important very first indian cuisine in sikhism used in gurdwaras, restaurants and households, Also lentil (dal) sold in grocerie shops in india.

  • Spices and Masala

In olden times Sikh Saini were planting different variety of spices and masala in spice fields in india. Its very important for indian (terri karr) in indian cuisines used in gurdwaras, restaurants and households to small real indian taste of india, the spices and masala in sold grocerie shops in india.

  • Sunflower and Sweetcorn Oil

In olden times Sikh Saini were making cooking oils in sunflower and sweetcorn oil factory in india, Its very important for cooking indian cuisine without oil can not cook indian cuisines, cooking oils important in sikhism for cooking cuisines, the cooking oils sold in grocerie shops in india.

Saini Classified with other Castes

Saini similar to Ravidasi, Nai and Labana only can socialize and make friends each other with three castes (Ravidasi & Nai & Labana) to stay close. Saini similarity same as Ravidasi & Nai & Labana, in Punjabi (Ekh Huu Dee) Ravidasi, Nai, Saini and Labana - Four Mid Castes in Sikhism

Saini Surname / Gotra

Badwal, Banwait, Bhele, Bola, Chand, Chandan, Chandel, Chhilne, Cherra, Daula, Dhanota, Dhaul, Dulku, Gelhan, Gidde, Gahir, Gahoon, Gahunia, Hadda, Hadh, Hamdard, Kanhaiya, Jagait, Japrre, Jandoria, Longia, Kaloti, Pabla, Rawal, Nanua, Saggi, Saini, Tamber, Tantray, Togar, Vaid,

Social Groups

Ramgarhia ♣♣ Kamboj ♣♣ Kumhar ♣♣ Bhatra ♣♣ Rajput ♣♣ Khatri ♣♣ Ravidasi ♣♣ Nai ♣♣ Saini ♣♣ Labana ♣♣ Agrawal ♣♣ Arora ♣♣ Bania ♣♣ Sindhi ♣♣ Jatt ♣♣ Ramdasia