Who is Mukesh? What is his dream? Mukesh is the son of a poor bangle-maker in Firozabad. Although Mukesh helps his father to make bangles, he dreams of becoming a car mechanic for which he is willing to walk the long distance from his home to the garage where he wishes to train. Related posts: What are the two most admirable qualities in Mukesh? ‘Mukesh is not like the others. His ‘dreams loom like a mirage amidst the dust of streets that fill his town Firozabad’. Justify the statement in the light of contrast in the mindsets of Mukesh and the people of Firozabad. What does Anees Jung tell us about life at Mukesh’s home in Firozabad. What does the phrase ‘busy – idle diversion’ suggest?