Kitty Party

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A Kitty Party in India and Pakistan is a party usually organised by women.[1]

Kitty refers to the amount collected at the party. Every member contributing a certain sum of money a month. The kitty is handed over to one member of the group every month.[2] The chit funds operate along similar principles.[3]

It is usually held at a specified time each month, by a specific group of women. Every member of the group has to host a party at least once. The hosting member organises food and other logistics, and the party is usually a gossiping place for women.[4] In most of Pakistan, it is usually simply referred to as a 'committee'.

The party[edit]

The party is held in the afternoons, usually on a monthly basis. It can be for any amount.