Charas ("hashish") is a polio-afflicted brown sugar addict who begs for a living on Lansdowne Road. He has a tricycle which was bought for him by a local cafe owner, but it is heavy and unwieldy, and he often prefers to use his skateboard, especially when he is begging at the stop lights. He often begs at Regal Circle, the large roundabout at the end of Lansdowne Road.