Dharma comes to Bindu’s room. He says my own son is playing such games with me. Dharma says if they believed they could not then would they have done it. he asks her to understand what
She corrects him. Ask why instead of what. You need to find answer to that. He has no patience of riddles he says. She says even I cannot hide things from you anymore. It is my son’s ill fate as he never gets his father’s trust. He is our son. he is the best amongst all your sons. That daasi putra did his duty. He loves you, respects you even after you sent him away 14 years on exile. Whatever he has done till date, he did everything to make you feel proud. He does everything to prove himself in your eyes time and agian. How did you prize him? You prize him by blaming him for anything that goes wrong even when he isn’t at fault. Bindu keeps thinking about what she says.
Dharma says he had a pure intention yet you raised sword on him. I would have lost either my son or husband today had I not intervened. My son never had any wrong intention. He has always proved that his acts, decisions are for Magadh’s good. You don’t trust Acharya Chanakya? Would he have chosen Ashoka if he dint trust him? No, he chose no one else but our son Ashoka. It is his destiny. Acharya trusted him even when Ashoka was a kid. His faith never wavered in Ashoka yet Ashoka was always accused for something or the other by you. Do you know whose weakness is that? Yours! Our enemies always knew you will not waste even a second to take a stand against Ashoka, to blame him even at the slightest time. They have made full use of it. He is still standing strong though. I am surprised to see the father of such a kid not trust him. Is this what you mean by calling him your beloved son? If this is love then I believe it to be more of a curse than blessing. Parents give their kids their everything. Sadly, I cannot do it alone. She cries. Bindu asks her to call Ashoka.
Ashoka comes to his father’s room. He folds his hands before him. BIndu says if what your mother said is true then you have a lot to say to me. Ashoka says you had to be embarrassed today in front of everyone because of me. Bindu says it isn’t about me but you today. Tell me entire truth, the truth that has been hidden from me till date. I want to know about the enemies staying near me who I could not recognize even after seeing them. Dharma too tells Ashoka to speak up. Ashoka says Guru Chanakya left a message for me just before he died. He had written that our worst / biggest enemies aren’t the ones outside the palace. They are inside the palace only. It clearly hinted at my brothers, Charu, Helena and mahamatya. Past incidents are shown. Dharma cries. Ashoka adds that he had no proof against them so they have been roaming around carefree. They have tried to kill me many times, to make me weak and to harm my family. He related all the instances to his father. I dint let them win though. Their attacks only strengthened my mission.
Bindu asks him if he missed anything. Ashka thinks about Siamak’s truth. Dharma signals him against it so Ashoka does not tell it to his father. Bindu asks Ashoka what he would have done if he was in his place. Ashoka replies that those who have killed Gurudev are culprits. They should be killed asap as they are the biggest traitors of Magadh. I wouldn’t waste even a minute in doing it. Bindu says not now. kaurvaki was right. Killing culprits isn’t as important as saving the good. Hope no innocent gets caught in this. Kaurvaki isn’t responsible for what happened. First the wedding will happen and then the decision. I pray that no one gets stuck in the same situation which I have to as a father, as a husband. I promise you today I will give you full freedom to do what is right after your marriage. Not even one traitor should escape then.
Be it Mahamatya, Charu or my sons! You will kill them all. You will free our motherland from their sins. I was your biggest obstacle in your dream till date. Now I will become your first ladder in your dream to united India. I will make sure you become Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat to fulfil Acharya’s dream, your mother’s dream. That will build united India after all! Ashoka touches his feet. Bindu blesses him to be victorious. Dharma is touched. Father son duo share a hug. BIndu wishes to tackle Jagannath first so the wedding can happen without any glitch. Ashoka asks him if Jagannath will agree. Bindu is sure about it.
Jagannath asks Devi and Kaurvaki if they still think he wasn’t right. The father and son dint waste any chance to raise swords at each other. Dint you see it? Do you still think this place is safe? Kaurvaki’s mother too tells Kaurvaki to come with her. This place is not right for you. You will never be happy here. No mother would want her daughter to stay in such a place. Devi says if you really cared about Kaurvaki then you wouldn’t have been saying this right now. Jagannath tells her to stay out of their family matter. Devi says you will be surely punished by Samrat. If you get to live then you will not be free from the sin of killing your daughter ever. Jagannath asks her what she means. She says I have not come to that Raja Jagannath who I saw breaking apart on that river shore that day. I have come to that cruel, ruthless father who does not want his daughter to marry Ashoka for his own selfish reasons. Kaurvaki will die many times if you do that. Do something that she wont feel responsible for your crime. Bindu says it isn’t necessary.
Kaurvaki greets Samrat. Surely my marriage will break because of the truth coming out. I will lose everything. My dreams will reamin incomplete. I will be living lifeless. I accept your every decision but I request you not to mistake Ashoka. He is innocent. You got your treasury back. I will leave from Magadh for forever. I will never come back. Forgive my father. he did it all to stop my marriage. He wanted good for me. Let the dream of Magadh and Kalinga be fulfilled. It will be a big step in Ashoka’s dream of united India. Please don’t punish him. Bindu tells her to stop. You have said enough. Let me speak now. He turns to Jagannath. The moment I came to know you are the one who stole the treasury I felt like killing you and hanging your body on Magadh’s crossroad so everyone can know how a traitor is punished. Then I thought to punish you in the worst way possible – by marrying Kaurvaki to Ashoka. Jagannath says you will do so but Ashoka wont go ahead when I will say no. Bindu reasons that there must be something which will change his decision. Jagannath says the biggest thing is that I hate your son Ashoka. Bindu tells him to think through. I am ready to pay any amount for it.
Jagannath says you will do so but Ashoka wont go ahead with the wedding without my permission. Bindu reasons that there must be something which will change his decision. Jagannath says the biggest thing is that I hate your son Ashoka. Bindu tells him to think through. You wont get this chance again and again. Let me know when you make up your mind. I am ready to pay any amount for it. He pats lovingly at Kaurvaki’s head. I am fixing the marriage date. He hugs Jagannath calling him his DIL’s father. Jagnnath looks irked. Bindu leaves. Devi is happy for kaurvaki and hugs her. Kaurvaki is looking all confused yet happy. Devi is thankful to Lord that He accepted his prayers. Baba’s words dint come out to be true.
Ashoka asks his father if Jagannath has agreed for the wedding. Bindu denies. Ashoka still has doubts on Jagannath. I don’t think we should trust him completely. Bindu tells him to relax. Leave it on me. Dharma goes to meet Devi. She went to meet some Saadhu. She will know the date.
Sushim wonders what Dharma said to Bindu that he agreed for Ashoka and kaurvaki’s marriage. Charu says she very well knows how to make Samrat dance on her tunes. Sushim reasons that this way they will lose out everything. We will soon be sent to exile that ways. Do something or I will begin to think you have become old. Bindu asks him if he does not respect his mother anymore. Is this your etiquettes? This is the difference between Ashoka and you. He respects his mom and you don’t. I came to tell you you are worrying for no reason. what you thought wont happen. I have taken every decision thinking about my family. I have realised it might put magadh in a risk but it is enough. I wont do it anymore. Sushim asks him why he agreed for Ashoka and Kaurvaki’s marriage then.
Bindu replies that he is going to give back what he has received from his enemies. They have cheated me. Now it is my turn. I have made sure not to let any doubt come in the mind of my enemies. I will not just punish them but destroy them! Charu is happy. You have finally come to realise that your elder son is your deserving heir. You have now realised the truth. Bindu nods. I have made sure the evil mother and son don’t get any doubt in their minds. You wont do anything till wedding happens. It should go smoothly. Sushim assures him about it. Bindu goes. Charu says once you (Sushim) get married to Chanda then no one will be able to keep you away from the throne.
Chanda is plucking flowers from the garden. Someone is watching her. She senses it and turns but doesn’t see anyone. She shrugs the idea away but then hears footsteps. She turns and smiles. It is Sushim. Her finger was wounded by a throne. He sucks at it. She gets all shy. He says I don’t like it when you get hurt. Take care of yourself. She says why people can not see this good side of yours. he is confused. what do you mean? She shares what kaurvaki had said to her the other day. He thinks I was right. Kaurvaki did try to poison her mind. He turns to go but she stops him. You don’t have to worry about what others say. My love for you is pure. Let anyone say what they have to. I believe in what I feel is right. Now I only wish to get married to you asap so we can become one. He smiles.
Dharma is surprised that Devi left the mahurat paper somewhere and forgot it. You have been so much excited about it and you forgot about it? Do you remember the date? Are you hiding something from me? Devi tells her what Baba had told her. Dharma says I don’t believe it. Devi tells her not to believe it. God is above fate. He has heard my prayers. Samrat has agreed for the wedding even after what all happened. Nothing can go wrong now. Dharma nods. No problem will come now. My God cannot snatch my son’s happiness like this. I will speak to Acharag RG. We will figure out something. Devi is confident now.
Purohit ji says the good date for wedding is in a week’s time. Bindu asks for date. Purohit ji tells him. Bindu announces that the preps should be made. I wont like it if anything goes wrong in the wedding. Sushim thinks not just me but someone else too who does not want this wedding to happen.
Someone looks at Magadh from far. Palace will be busy in preps for wedding. This is the perfect time to fill the corridors of palace with blood, to take it down! He laughs.
Mahamatya welcomes the Purohits.
Dharma helps Bindu gets ready. Bindu compliments Dharma. She says I never thought ashoka will marry some princess and you will be there to bless him. I only hope everything goes smoothly. He assures her about it. They share a hug.
Charu helps Sushim gets ready. He is upset with Jagannath for they lost the treasury. Kaurvaki is filling Chanda’s ears against me. Charu tells him not to think about it. Samrat has assured us he will take care of Dharma and Ashoka after the wedding. He will tackle everyone then. Sushim says I cannot see Kaurvaki and Ashoka with each other for even a second. I want to kill her right before his eyes so he is forced to die. Charu agrees to fulfil his wish. Don’t worry. Concentrate on your wedding. I will do what will actually make this wedding memorable and historic!
Kaurvaki is all ready. She comes face to face with Ashoka. They smile. He asks her if her father will agree for their wedding. Kaurvaki tells him to have faith in God. He brought us till here. He will take it forward too. We have to trust our love. He nods and extends his hand. She keeps her hand in his and they walk together. O Priyatam plays.
Vit checks the preps. Devi pulls his ears. This is for puja. Don’t taste it. Vit says I am getting eager to see a royal wedding. Devi says I too am waiting for the same. Let the puja happen first.
Everyone has gathered for Satyanarayan puja. The puja finishes. Sushim does the ritual followed by Ashoka. Devi and Dharma are tensed thinking about Baba’s words. Bindu asks jagannath if he made up his mind over the matter. Jagannath denies. Bindu gives him time till the wedding date. I promised you for Ashoka’s sake. I will give you whatever you will ask for today. His wife walks up to Ashoka with a plate. There is something in it. Ashoka is about to touch it when Dharma shouts blood. Everyone is taken aback. Bindu asks her where blood is. Dharma points at the cloth in the plate. Jagannath calls it a bad omen. Devi tells Dharma is it Kumkum. It is a good sign for Mata’s blessings for a happy married life. It means that nothing can go wrong when Mata blesses someone. Dharma hopes no problem surfaces now.
The same person who has been watching over Magadh earlier (Vikatkura) kills some people. I will soon get Paltliputra, then Magadh and then entire India. No one can stop me from doing so. It cannot be even that Ashoka who is destined to fulfil that dream of united India. I will kill him and his dream. He laughs evilly.
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