He meets Malini and informs that Imlie is not at fault. Malini doesn’t agree and hits back saying that everyone is used to ignoring Imlie’s mistakes.
Aditya learns from his father that Imlie is nowhere to be seen after an argument with Anu. Aditya asks him why is even Anu allowed in the house.
Imlie is shown to be walking alone on the road and she is about to catch a bus. But her grandma stops her. Imlie is shocked to see her. Her Naani tells that she will help her in get rid of her sauten (Malini). While Imlie thinks that Naani has a change of heart, the latter informs that she is only helping her so that she doesn’t come back to village.
Aditya wishes to go to find Imlie but Aparna stops him by saying it is evening aarti time. When Rupali says Imlie is not there, Aparna informs Malini will perform the puja. Aditya accuses his mother of doing family politics. Malini feels good and goes ahead to do puja but Imlie reaches at the right time.
Imlie takes away the pooja thali from her but saying being the elder sister she would want the daughter-in-law to perform pooja.
The Tripathis are shocked to see Imlie’s Naani. She gives Anu a taste of her medicine as she tries to insult her.
Later, Imlie ties a rakhi around Malini’s hand and vows to protect her husband from her. Malini also throws an open challenge towards her.