Gayatri becomes surprised on learning that Debraj is fasting for Payel's sake. Debraj becomes tensed as Tapur advises him to take a bath in the Ganges and return home barefoot. Tapur and Payel are delighted on recalling Debraj's piteous situation. Meanwhile, Debraj catches a cold while following Tapur's instructions. Payel provides Debraj with the recipe for an awful dish. Goda takes cow dung to Debraj's house. He asks Debraj to make his house auspicious by wiping it with the cow dung.