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The Nai is a Hindu and Sikh caste or clan originating in India. The members were traditionally occupied as barbers, although many have adopted the name Sharma that was historically the preserve of Brahmins.
{{infobox caste
 
|caste_name = Nai
 
|classification = Beauty Saloon Leaders, Make Up Artist/Mehndi Artist, Cosmetics
 
|subdivisions =
 
|populated_states = [[India]], [[UK]], Europe
 
|languages = [[Punjabi]], [[Hindi]] other Eurpoean languages
 
|religions = [[Sikhism]], [[Hinduism]], [[Islam]]}}
 
  
Sikh Nai - (Backward Caste)
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In the state of Gujarat the Nais are referred by the name Valand. The Valand have several territorial divisions, such as the Soratia, Halai, Gohil, and Jalawadi. They are further divided into clans, called ataks, the main ones being the Vaghela, Parmar and Hanani. The Valand are endogamous and practice clan exogamy. They speak Gujarati and concentrated in the urban areas. The community is involved in the different trades, with many rural Valand have given up agriculture. Some are practitioners of Ayurvedic medicine
 
 
The Nais are a Northern Indian ethnic tribe that inhabits the Punjab
 
 
 
In Old Era & Modern Era Period in Punjab Sikh Nai Professions were Hairdressers, Make Up Artist, Mehndi Artist, Cosmetics
 
 
 
Also See [[Maisuria]]
 
 
 
[[File:Sikh Nai (Khanda).jpg|thumb|180px|left|(Sikh Nai)]]
 
 
 
== Etymology and Historical of Sikh Nais ==
 
 
 
[[File:Nai Citizens.jpg|thumb|280px|right|(Nai Citizens)]]
 
 
 
[[File:Hair Dresserss.jpg|thumb|150px|right|Hairdresser (Nai)]]
 
 
 
* Beauty Saloon Expert Leaders
 
In olden times Sikh Nais were professional bollywood hairdressers, babbers and hair health care, Also expert hair leaders to run beauty saloons in india, professional beauty saloon found in different region of india.
 
 
 
* Make Up Artist
 
In olden times Sikh Nais were professional bollywood make up artist, Also artist applying makeup and prosthetics for theatrical, television, film, fashion and other productions including all aspects of the modeling industry in india.
 
 
 
* Mehndi Artist
 
In olden times Sikh Nais were professional mehndi artist used for weddings, bollywood actors and fashion producers in india,
 
 
 
* Cosmetics
 
In olden times Sikh Nais were professional cosmetics for care substances used to enhance the appearance of the human body in india, Also Cosmetics include skin care creams, lotions, powders, perfumes, lipsticks, fingernail and toe nail polish in india
 
 
 
(Note) Sikh Nai featured Beauty Saloon all in one centre includes Hairdressers, Babbers, Make Up Artist, Mehndi Artist and Cosmetics
 
 
 
== History of Sikh Nais ==
 
 
 
[[File:Thara Sahib.jpg|thumb|150px|left|(Thara Sahib)]]
 
 
 
Sikh Nais their reverence for the famous Misl leader, Ala Singh Phulkain (1745-1879), who was a Nai.
 
 
 
Thara Sahib Worship by Everyone Tan Tan Waheguru Sikh Nai Very Important in Harmandir Sahib
 
 
 
== Sikh Nai Northwest Frontier Province ==
 
 
 
[[File:Ala Singh Phulkain.jpg|thumb|130px|right|(Ala Singh Phulkain)]]
 
 
 
Sikh Nai 5 Northwest Frontier Province of Punjab during (Ala Singh Phulkain) - in 17th Century Punjab during Sikh Taruna Dal
 
 
 
 
 
*Maisuria - Northwest Frontier Province of Punjab, Surname of Nai Misl of Sikh Taruna Dal
 
*Selopal - Northwest Frontier Province of Punjab, Surname of Nai Misl of Sikh Taruna Dal
 
*Balasi - Northwest Frontier Province of Punjab, Surname of Nai Misl of Sikh Taruna Dal
 
*Sarathe - Northwest Frontier Province of Punjab, Surname of Nai Misl of Sikh Taruna Dal
 
*Samania - Northwest Frontier Province of Punjab, Surname of Nai Misl of Sikh Taruna Dal
 
 
 
== Nai Classified with other Castes ==
 
 
 
Nai similar to Khatri and Ramgarhia only can socialize and make friends each other with three castes (Khatri & Ramgarhia) to stay close. Nai similarity same as Khatri & Ramgarhia in Punjabi (Ekh Huu Dee) Ramgarhia, Khatri and Nai - Four Mid Castes in Sikhism
 
 
 
== Nai Matrimonial (Mariages) ==
 
* Nai Marriages are very strict have to be Nai Matrimonial, similer to Khatri and Ramgarhia Matrimonials.
 
* Nai Bride or Groom for (Example) Nai Bride or Groom is Selopal or Maisuria can not marry both surnames, have to be other Nai Surnames reasons why its like marrying brother or sister. Nai marriages majority found in India, UK and Canada, Mainly Khatri and Ramgarhia friends will find Nai Marimonials for Nais.
 
 
 
== Sikh Nai in Sikhism ==
 
Sikh Nai is very important in Sikhism citizen hair, bollywood hair styles, make up artist, mehndi artist and cosmetics
 
* If Sikh Citizen likes professional bollywood hair styles Sikh Nai is the one
 
* If Sikh Citizen likes professional bollywood make up artist and cosmetics Sikh Nai is the one
 
* If Sikh Citizen likes professional bollywood beauty saloon and mehndi artist Sikh Nai is the one
 
 
 
== Nai Surname / Gotra ==
 
Balasi,
 
Chavda,
 
Jasdhol,
 
Jasthaul,
 
Jettipalli,
 
Jhinvar,
 
Kairon,
 
Kosuri,
 
Lakhanpal,
 
Gurijala,
 
Maisuria,
 
Nai,
 
Nhavi,
 
Parihar,
 
Paletipati,
 
Panju,
 
Pillai,
 
Phulkian,
 
Rupra,
 
Samania,
 
Sarathe,
 
Selopal,
 
Sharma,
 
Sen,
 
Talluri,
 
Verma,
 
  
 
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Revision as of 18:38, 18 November 2015

The Nai is a Hindu and Sikh caste or clan originating in India. The members were traditionally occupied as barbers, although many have adopted the name Sharma that was historically the preserve of Brahmins.

In the state of Gujarat the Nais are referred by the name Valand. The Valand have several territorial divisions, such as the Soratia, Halai, Gohil, and Jalawadi. They are further divided into clans, called ataks, the main ones being the Vaghela, Parmar and Hanani. The Valand are endogamous and practice clan exogamy. They speak Gujarati and concentrated in the urban areas. The community is involved in the different trades, with many rural Valand have given up agriculture. Some are practitioners of Ayurvedic medicine

Social Groups

Rajput ♣♣ Khatri ♣♣ Lohar ♣♣ Kumhar ♣♣ Nai ♣♣ Chamar ♣♣ Arora ♣♣ Bhatra ♣♣ Agrawal ♣♣ Bania ♣♣ Sindhi ♣♣ Saini ♣♣ Julaha