Set in Delhi’s Chandni Chowk, Jijaji Chhat Per Hain is an entertaining story of Elaichi, a quintessential girl next door, the head of the household and lehenga shop owner, Murari Bansal and their helpless tenant, Pancham. The story revolves around Elaichi’s mischiefs and eccentricities, Pancham’s attempts to escape from her tricks and Murari’s wish of getting his daughter to amend her notorious ways and settle down in life. However, things take a funny turn, when Murari rents out his rooftop room/ ‘barsati’ to Pancham. Elaichi finds a new target in Pancham, who aspires to be a music director but instead lands up working with Murari so as to make ends meet. He moves to Delhi with his best friend, Pintoo. Since, Murari is principally determined to not rent his ‘barsati’ to bachelors, Pancham fakes being married and disguises Pintoo, as a woman posing as his wife.
A free-spirited and outspoken girl, Rebellious Elaichi, always has several pranks up her sleeve. She continues to go to school by intentionally flunking each year, even at the age of 22, to avoid living the grown-up life and dodge marriage.
A 24-year-old guy from Agra who aspires to be a music director but instead lands up working in Murari’s lehenga shop.
Murari Bansal, a lehenga shop owner, is always abuzz with Elaichi’s antics and her pranks and wishes to get his daughter married and settle down in life.
Sweet, Naïve and Nagging wife of Murari, who is also worried about getting Elaichi married.
A gossip monger barber of the Mohalla, will always have all the gossip about things happening around and who will instigate Murari as well sometimes.
Pintoo, disguised as a woman and Pancham’s wife, is Pancham’s best friend who came along with him to pursue their dream of a career in music.
Daroga Pinky loves domestic work and has keen interest in cooking, embroidery, knitting etc.
Sunita, Elaichi’s best friend, is a notorious and bubbly girl who will always be a partner-in-crime with Elaichi in all her pranks.