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Dr. Aziz

Dr. Aziz is the protagonist of the novel. He is a young Muslim doctor working at the British-run hospital in Chandrapore, British India. He is a widower with three children. In the beginning of the novel, Dr. Aziz is kind and caring toward the Anglo-Indians but later turns against them after he is accused of assault.

Cyril Fielding

Cyril Fielding is the British schoolmaster of a government-run college for Indians in Chandrapore, British India. He is unmarried and prefers the company of friends over that of a wife. Fielding is tolerant and understanding to the locals and makes friends with them easily. Like Aziz, Fielding undergoes changes after the trial that alienate him from both the local Indians and his British counterparts.

Adela Quested

Adela Quested is the fiancée of Ronny Heaslop, the city Magistrate in Chandrapore. She comes to India with Ronny’s mother, Mrs...

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