A rather grumpy taxi driver, who is often hired by Raju to act as driver on the tours on which Raju takes the many tourists arriving in Malgudi on the railway. In his role as driver, Gaffur is the first to notice Raju’s designs on Marco’s wife, Rosie. Gaffur is an honest, upright man with principles, as evidenced in his repeated warnings to Raju to leave Rosie alone.
Gaffur Character Timeline in The Guide
The timeline below shows where the character Gaffur appears in The Guide. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...Raju avoids his mother’s questions and instead takes the opportunity to show Rosie the sights. Gaffur, who drives them around, explicitly warns Raju that Rosie is a married woman. Rosie, meanwhile,... (full context)
...himself involved in court affairs—the Sait has brought a criminal case against him. Raju seeks Gaffur’s counsel, but he isn’t happy to hear Gaffur tell him that he must send Rosie... (full context)