A well knit tale, the story begins with two lovers Ramesh (jishu) and Hem (raima) in Kolkata. Ramesh gets an urgent call from his father in the village and he leaves. On reaching there, he discovers that he is forced to marry Susheela, daughter of a widow. Despite revealing his affair, he is persuaded to marry. Both set sail back to Kolkata but a storm strikes. Ramesh opens his eyes to see a young bride. He gets her to Kolkata and it is discovered that she is Kamala (riya) not Susheela. Her husband is a doctor by name Nalinaksha (prosenjit). Ramesh decides to get Kamala to Nalinaksha. What happens to Hem and what happens to Ramesh forms the rest of the story.