She is our female protagonist and is the second daughter of Tarachand. 19-year-old Sanchi strongly believes in convincing a person assertively rather than confronting aggressively. She is a clever girl who often handles the most difficult of situations smoothly. But at times when she succumbs to defeat, she appears very vulnerable and that vulnerability even multiplies her charm. She handles most situations tactfully and teaches the world a lesson in its own language. In her long ordeal Sanchi’s talent, intelligence, sense of humour and understanding aids her in realizing her dreams and achieving her goals.
A nice man in his late fifties, who believes in hard work. He has been an honest, gritty, hardworking government employee. But after he became physically impaired in an accident he has become more of a fatalist, who is bit scared of life and its adverse circumstances. He still remains an icon of inspiration for his children. Sanchi is his favourite child out of his four children and he is extremely proud of her.
She is Tarachand’s wife who is not only is a cultured lady but also an ideal mother- concerned for her family. In her mid-50’s, She is very emotional towards everything that has stayed long with her, be it her allotted house in the railway colony or the old dresses in her wardrobe. She is a good housewife and plays her responsibilities perfectly towards her children, husband and society. At times, she is little restless, hyper and nervous and can cry at anything and everything.
Coming from a rural background, 27-year-old Indu Singh is a University leader who hails from a very influential and powerful rural political family. He is an extremely dangerous man and believes that Power (Satta) is his birthright. He takes everyone as competition and thinks very highly of himself. Indu is very aggressive and brave in his endeavours and doesn’t fear anything in this world. Crime runs in Indu’s blood and if he likes anything he doesn’t leave any stone unturned to grab it. He never leaves a single opportunity to trounce his opponents.