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Twilight in Delhi Symbols & Objects

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English Boots

The English boots that Asghar wears in the beginning of the novel are a material representation of the conflict between Asghar and his father. As a proud Indian who resents British rule, Mir Nihal is offended that Asghar is wearing these boots. Asghar is upset that Mir Nihal is angry about these, but he does not want to start an argument with his father, so he leaves so that nothing more can be said.

Pigeon

The pigeons represent a sense of peace and happiness for Mir Nihal, as they are his prized possessions. Mir Nihal takes a great deal of care of his pigeons, often putting them as a higher priority than his family. Mir Nihal enjoys flying his pigeons and talking to others who enjoy pigeon flying.

Some of the pigeons due to heat exhaustion, but he quickly replaces them at the bazaar. Unfortunately...

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