Train to Pakistan Characters

Khushwant Singh
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Jugga Singh

Juggut "Jugga" Singh is probably the main character of Train to Pakistan. In the beginning of the book, Jugga is introduced as the local town gangster responsible for all sorts of wrong doing and confined to town at night so that he could be kept track of. However, Juggut, a Sikh, has an illicit relationship with Nooran Baksh, the daughter of the local Muslim leader.

While they are making love, some of Jugga's old gangster buddies murder the town money lender, Lala Ram Lal, and try to pin the crime on him. This leads to Jugga's arrest, which he accepts as his fate. While in prison, Jugga gets to know Iqbal and seems resigned and indifferent to being treated badly by the police. It is clear that Jugga does not enjoy the bad things that he does but instead sees his behavior as the work of fate...

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