Mahajani Alphabet


Mahajani is mercantile script that was historically used in northern India for writing accounts and financial records in Marwari, Hindi and Punjabi. It is  A Brahmic script 11000–1104D and is written left-to-right. Mahajani refers to the Hindi word for 'bankers', also known as 'sarrafi' or 'kothival' (merchant). Mahajani has been used in a wide region across northwest India and eastern Pakistan. It was taught in merchant schools as part of the education system.