Sai taunts Pakhi that her husband returned home after 1 year, even then she stays away from him. Pakhi angrily says they stay in same room. Sai says they sleep separately and gives him a fake smile. Samrat enters and asks who gives fake smile. Pakhi says Sai is talking about her friend. Sai says Pakhi is too much concerned about her since Virat left, was asking if she slept well, she also yesterday came into her room concerned. Samrat says he is impressed. Pakhi says she has to make Padva festival arrangements and taunts Sai that she doesn’t have to as. Sai says Virat is not here. Samrat asks Sai to call him if she needs any help. She thanks him.
Virat looks at area map and says Sada will not attack on citizens and will attack in a secluded 8 km stretch. Bomb squad informs him that they checked 8 km stretch and they didn’t find any bomb. Virat thinks how will Sada attack minister then. Sada in his camp tells his team that police must be thinking how will he attack minister. His team member gives him bomb and says it can kill many people. Sada describes the differences between a rebel and a terrorist and says they will not harm innocents.
Another aide informs that police have appointed their best officer to catch us. Sada says he doesn’t care. His wife Shruti walks to him. He asks why did she come here. She says since he didn’t return to their camp last night, she came here. She describes that she is his teacher’s daughter who fell in his love seeing him following her father’s principles and how they are fighting for justice. He expresses his love for her and her child. She says she was fearless before, but now fears for their lives.
He suggests her to shift to her parent’s house until his mission ends. She denies. Aide informs him that police is coming towards them. He asks her to go now and says they will go far away from this jungle after he completes his mission. She asks him to promise on their child that he will return safe. He promises and sends her away.
Pulkit with Devi visits Chavan family to celebrate Padva festival. Seeing her brothers and SILs ready for the ritual, Devi insists to apply uptan to Pulkit. Pulkit hesitantly agrees and sits with Samrat and Mohit for ritual. Sai offers uptan thali to Devi. Mansi tells bahus that they should get gifts from their husbands after performing ritual.
Karishma and Devi get happy hearing that while Pakhi tries hard to get some expressions on her face. Bhavani tells Sai that she wants her to perform ritual with Virat once he returns as their bonding is very important to fulfill her demand. Sai thinks she is still behind her demand and just hopes Virat returns home safe first. Pakhi applies uptan on Samrat’s back. Bhavani asks Sai to learn it from Pakhi. Samrat says he is feeling relaxed. Pakhi senses Virat’s heart racing. Samrat says its because of her touch. She gives her universal expression with eyes wide open.
Sai misses Virat. She imagines Virat in front of him and asks if she is shying to apply uptan on his body. She says its normal in physiotherapy classes. He says this ritual is to develop more love and bonding between husband and wife and says they should enact as one for this ritual. She agrees and applies uptan. He says it smells good. She asks if she cares for him like a friend or husband. He asks what she wants to ask. She asks if he loves her like a husband.
Precap: Devi panics and opposes Sai for letting Virat go on a mission. Sai tries to calm her down. Devi breaks her mangalsutra by mistake. Sada blasts Virat’s jeep.
Update Credit to: MA