Minor characters

  • Masterji - Jyoti's teacher, who encourages her to learn English.
  • Professor Vadhera - Prakash's professor who lives in New York City. He encourages Prakash to apply to Florida International Institute of Technology. He takes Jasmine in when she arrives in New York.
  • Mataji - Jyoti's mother, who pushes Jyoti to stay in school three years longer than her sisters.
  • Pitaji - Jyoti's father.
  • Dida - Pitaji's mother, who doesn't want Jyoti to remain in school. She finds a groom for Jyoti but Masterji convinces the family to let her continue with her studies.

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