Ganga 8th July 2016 Written Episode
Location: Sagar’s residence and Widow Ashram
Sagar and ganga oblivously consume the paan, while prabha watches sagar amusedly from a distance. Prabha thinks that they have no idea that their paan is poisoned, and they shall die before they can marry, and no one shall doubt them at all, and people shall say that sagar had to pay the price of being married to a widow.
Supriya watches sagar amusedly, as he is getting ready, while others giggle. the ladies leave, while sagar finds ganga as a child widow, coming upto him, and guffawing loudly.
while, Ganga is ready, when sudha comes and excitedly tells her that its time for her to leave, as the palenquin is ready. she happily complies, as she remembers ganga’s plight when she became a widow. she gets emotional and
says that this is the first time, this is happening, as all the torturous woman have stepped in, but for the first time, a palenquin is leaving the ashram, and that too her ganga’s. she is overwhelmed, and blessing her to be happy, she hugs her, and takes her out. ganga makes her journey till the gate with the widows, emotional and reminiscient of her widow days spent here. ganga then sees sagar in his childhood days, as they remember their entire journey of romance since childhood. she finally sits in the palenquin as it takes off, while sagar has ganga’s hand held all the while. Then they drive off. she starts getting a dizzy spell. Meanwhile, the young ganga too takes sagar’s hand, and leads him out into the balcony, and points towards their house, which contains innumerable memories of theirs since childhood. she then points out that ganga’s palenquin has arrived, supriya and others rush out, asking him to be ready when the priest calls him down. he silently complies. Ganga steps out of the palenquin, looking pretty as a picture, dressed as a bride. a widow asks why is she sweating so much. she says that its all okay, and she is fine. Prabha comments to ammaji about her beauty. sagar’s family stands happily, eager to welcome her in. suddenly, she sways and they all rush to her. ganga says that she is fine, merely some tension and groggy feeling. the widow says that its merely pre wedding jitters and nervousness. madhvi asks maharaj to get water for ganga. they do the tilak and then welcome her in. Inside, guests say tat the bride seems ill. the priest beckons for sagar, and he steps down with the guys. ganga looks upto see him, as they both have eyes only for each other. they both are made to stand together. he compliments her. she blushes. he too gets groggy. they both take their position at the aisle. the priest asks for the jaimala to start. all watch as the ritual starts amidst chants. ganga tries to do, but is pulled back by supriya. sagar helps ganga do it, and then does so himself. both smile at each other. they are then made to sit down, while prabha is boggled. then for th gadhbandha, when arises a question as to who shall do, ammaji asks one of the widows to do it, who is overwhelmed to do it. after the gadhbandhan, the riatuls continue, while ganga starts getting dizzy yet again. sagar asks if she is fine. she complied. then its time for kanyadaan. the priest says that if there isnt any father, then anyone fatherly can do so. sagar and madhvi turn to his father, but he stoically refuses. madhvi asks him, and he says that he is the father of the groom, and instead asks maharaj to do so. he is highly overwhelmed at this honour. ganga too enphatically asks him. he then complies and the ritual is completed. gnga gets dizzy headed yet again, as the priest asks the pheras to start. he then helps her get up, and the pheras start, whil prabha thinks that soon the poison starts working on them, and she shall see how this marriage culminates. she starts getting nauseous, as the pheras continue, and she feels groggy. next its the bride’s turn to come ahead, for the remaining rituals. ganga complies groggily, and she has difficulty walking ahead. Finally, falls on the ground, unconscious. they are all shocked and aghast, while prabha smiles evilly. all rush to her care, attending to her. The screen freezes on ganga’s unconscious face.