Sethi was derived from the Sanskrit word "Sresthi" which means Shreshth "The Best Among all".
The Sanskrit term "sresthin" and the Pali term "setthi" are similar yet distinct.
Sethi was later referred to one who was a head of a tribe or businesses. Sethis are believed to be one of the bravest clans of Khatri's.The clan was developed as warriors and defenders of their land and they have also been in the civil, government, and military administration roles for centuries. They have also expanded into trade and mercantile businesses.
Sethi is a Khukhrain clan, (Warrior Clan) a regional sub caste of ten clans of Punjab. Style of living in the 1930-40's was simple (similar to depicted in the Hindi TV serial "Buniyaad")with active participation from the Sethi youth in the Independence struggle against the... Read More