Aloo is the youngest child in the family. He just finished his secondary school education. He is mainly described as a smart student as he has achieved all A's in the school exam.
Character Traits and Textual Evidence:
1. OBEDIENT AND DUTIFUL CHILD
= + He prepared to give up his dreams to study in america when his mother says there is no money to send him.
+ Promises his mother not to marry a foreign wife and avoid smoking and drinking.
+ Writes home soon after he leaves
= + Wants to study medicine
= + Writes to universities in America
+ Willing to work in America to get the money for his studies
= + Looks up names of universities in books to apply for scholarships of his own.
= + Wants to go to another country, likes travelling.
= + Cries and shouts when his mother does not support his decision to study in America.
+ Angry at Mr. Velji's remark.
Hope this is what you need as I've mentioned what I've observed from the short story, Leaving.