Dr. Dutt is the confident, smart village doctor. An unmarried, independent woman, she is the daughter of an important politician. Dr. Dutt saves Uma when she has a seizure at Aruna's wedding, and later comes to MamaPapa's house to offer Uma a job at the nursing school she is supervising. Dr. Dutt, like Mira-Masi, represents female independence—only, Dr. Dutt represents the modern female, who is establishing herself within the male-dominated professional world.
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