King Chattergy's daughter and Prince Bolo's fiancée, princess of Gup. Batcheat is described as being extremely ugly, particularly in regard to her nose and her teeth, and she's known for her horrible singing although she isn't aware of how bad her voice is. Her songs are always about her undying love for Bolo. Batcheat's name comes from a Hindustani word meaning "chit-chat."
The timeline below shows where the character Princess Batcheat Chattergy appears in Haroun and the Sea of Stories. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 5: About Guppees and Chupwalas
...Bolo instead bursts into speech, saying that the servants of the Cultmaster have seized Princess Batcheat. General Kitab adds that she's most likely being kept prisoner in the Ice Castle of... (full context)
...through the Ocean, and the crowd shouts "Save the Ocean!" Then Prince Bolo shouts "Save Batcheat!", and the crowd suffers a moment of confusion. Finally they shout "For Batcheat and the... (full context)
Chapter 6: The Spy's Story
...through the crowd and as he goes, he hears Guppees muttering both about Rashid and Batcheat's poor singing. Iff follows, imploring Haroun to be patient, and Haroun angrily asks Iff what... (full context)
...the light, Rashid encountered Chattergy's Wall, which is full of holes, and there he witnessed Batcheat's capture. Bolo leaps to his feet and speaks foolishly; the other dignitaries look embarrassed. Rashid... (full context)
...is told to lead Haroun to his room. He leads Haroun through winding passageways, spouting anti-Batcheat tirades all the while, explaining that Batcheat changed the Pages' uniforms to be all about... (full context)
Chapter 7: Into the Twilight Strip
...battle strategy. Goopy and Bagha are fully on the side of saving the Ocean before Batcheat, and Haroun, shocked, says that it sounds like mutinous talk. Curious, Iff, the Plentimaw Fish,... (full context)
Chapter 8: Shadow Warriors
...make a decision. Blabbermouth whispers to Haroun that the decision will be whether to save Batcheat or the Ocean, and she expresses admiration for Mudra, which makes Haroun jealous. Mudra continues,... (full context)
Chapter 11: Princess Batcheat
...message. He says that they're trespassing on Chup land and Khattam-Shud will not give up Batcheat. Breaking professionalism, he then starts into a tirade about Batcheat's nose, teeth, and horrendous singing,... (full context)
...front of the Army, begins shouting for Khattam-Shud to come out, and crying out for Batcheat. Chupwalas shout at him that if he'd be quiet, he'd hear Batcheat's "racket." Quieting, the... (full context)
...begins to melt. Bolo, Mudra, and several Chapters of Pages rush the Citadel, calling for Batcheat. Servants of Khattam-Shud rush around in blind terror at the sun and the collapse of... (full context)
Chapter 12: Was It the Walrus?
...Haroun sees that the Walrus isn't alone. He's surrounded by King Chattergy, Prince Bolo, Princess Batcheat, Mudra, Blabbermouth, General Kitab, Iff, Mali, and Rashid, all smiling, and video monitors with the... (full context)