After being released from jail the kabuliwallah came to the narrator's home to meet mini. But the narrator did not like his presence as it was an very auspicious day i.e mini's marriage day. The narrator refused the request of the kabuliwallah to meet mini. Heart broken as he was the kabuliwallah gave the narrator some fruits he han brought 4 mini. then he showed the narrator a piece of paper which had the handprint of his daughter parvati back home in afghanistan. the narrator now realised that the kabuliwallah who was also a father like him was suffering from pangs of seperation from his daughter and changed the feelings he bored for the kabuliwallah.