On the day of wedding, the groom along with wedding band, his friends and relatives lead a procession to the marriage venue (which is usually residence of the bride) in a grand or royal manner. This procession is known as Barat.
A custom in All Communities
If you happen to be in India for a long time during wedding season, you will experience that the barat is an essential custom in almost all the communities. Whether Hindu, Muslim, Sikh all follow the custom of barat in their own style and go the bride