The majority of the community consists of the educated class of people with several noble and medalist in their caste. Before partition of India, Uttradhi and Dakkhna were the subgroups of this community.
When it comes to marriages, Aroras have widened their permissible spheres of finding matrimonial alliances having their origin in Punjab especially Khatris, Bhatias and Sood. One of the reasons is sharing similarities with Khatris, the intermarriage of Arora and Khatri are found to be most common. The entire sub castes sharing the same culture are together now often referred a Punjabi Arora. Among Punjabis, socioeconomic status has replaced caste as the primary concern in matrimonial alliances.
Arora marriage is famous for celebrating this occasion like a lavish festival. The wedding occasion starts almost before a week where the planning and preparations are started before months. These days, the wedding ceremony is typically arranged in hotels, banquet halls or parks with huge decorative tents known as Shamianas. The bride and groom family’s exchanges lavish gifts all throughout various ceremonies. The pre wedding rituals include Shagun (Thaka or Roka), Magni (engagement), Sagun (chuni/chandana), Mehendi, Kangan Bandhana, Chuda Chadana and Ghara Ghardoli. The wedding rituals consist of Sehrabandi, Ghodi/Vag Goodti, Agwaani (groom’s procession), Milni Ceremony, Varmala and wedding puja. The post wedding ceremony consists of Doli (bride see-off), Kangana Kholna, Mooh Dikhai and Phere Dalna.