Satguru Ram Singh was the first to perform marriage by Anand Karaj system.
Marriages as per the Anand Karaj Maryada were preformed for the first time at Village Khotey (then in Distt. Firozepur) on 3rd June 1863 A.D., Jeth Sudi 10th, Vikrami Samvat 1920. Seeing this countless Sikhs starting performing marriages by the Anand Karaj system. He brought about a revolution in society by solemnizing the marriage with utmost simplicity. He initiated a brand new ritual for marriages where there was no room for ‘thaka’, ‘shagun’, ‘barat-doli’, ‘milni’, ‘muklav’e and ‘dowry’.