Ranga is the cart man who finds Swami unconscious after his night wandering lost in the wilderness. He rescues Swami by bringing him to Mr. Nair, thinking himself too simple to know what to do. Ranga is one of few peasant characters in the novel, and notably, Swami knows little of his role in the rescue and does not think to thank him later.
Ranga Character Timeline in Swami and Friends
The timeline below shows where the character Ranga appears in Swami and Friends. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...missing. Swami tells Mani the whole story of his terrifying night, being picked up by Ranga, and then being rescued by Mr. Nair and forgetting to say goodbye. Mani recommends that... (full context)