Aai Saheb asks Prateeksha to decorate the temple, draw rangoli and prepare diya for the puja. Sumitra encourages Prateeksha to carry out the duties. Gayatri plans to ruin Prateeksha's happiness. Gauri goes to the temple with Appa Saheb for Devi Maa ki aarti. They come home with a procession. Garv spies on them. Gauri sees him in the procession with a gun. Meanwhile, someone aims a gun at her. Gayatri takes the puja plate from Prateeksha. At the same time, they hear a gun shot.