In Tasneem’s village she is being called to play by her friends but She declines .. Her friends find Tasneem crying, They ask her why, She says is upset because of her marriage. Jalal comes there in bangle seller disguise, Tasneem’s mother invites him in, She demands good bangles for her daughter who is getting married soon .
Her mother is not worried about the cost as Adham would give them lots of wealth, Tasneem’s father is drinking and says Adham had promised him a job at fort And endless supplies of alcohol, Tasneem refuses to select bangles when mother ask her as She did not want to get married, She says adham khan is very bad man . Her parents slap her and say that she had to let the money flow into their house and not stop because of her unwillingness. Tasneem says she had said yes in the court because they had beaten her.
Jalal is shocked then scolds them for forcing their daughter against her wishes. They insult him and throw him out of the house. he comes out and also notices another child being married against her wishes to an elderly man.
jalal comes back in palace, He witnesses the gardener saying how a young rose plant if transplanted would die, adka greets him, jalal discusses with adka khan about child marriages Going on since ages. Adka says if you find this wrong then rules would have to be changed. Jalal asks if his people would follow his rules. Jalal then says he would make rules against child/early women marriages. Adham over hears Jalal Adka khan discussion And says that so this was the plan To make rules against child marriages .. He thinks of a plan that would shock jalal and every one else .
jalal comes in court where all are present, jalal says i took 1 day to take decision but now i will give verdict, i wanted to go to depth of this matter so took one day, history witnessed that many kings changed many rules, my father also did that and now i am changing rule of early marriages of girls. The rule is that girls cant be married before 14 years. All are stunned, jodha and ruks are happy. Jalal says this rule will be implemented to all states, religion and caste. Adka present written rule to priest and he accepts it saying its a good rule. Jalal signs the rule and says now adham cant marry tasnim.
Adham says i have objection to this rule, this is injustice. Adka says remember you are talking to king, maham interrupts and says adham has all the right to present his point. Jalal ask adham to speak. Adham says this rule is out but still there would be marriages in all over country of young girls. My case was presented when this rule was not there so it is not implemented on me, jalal says rules are for everyone, adham says so it should be implemented on jalal also. Adka says enough, king has immunity to all rules. He is law maker. He is zil e ilahi. Only he has the right to change rules or implement them. King is shadow of God. Adham says if shadow dont follow rules then what people will think? Priest says we agree with adka.
Jalal says but adham has got a point. Jalal says i announce that i will follow this rule, i will not marry young girl. All are happy. Adham says very good but you have already did sin. You married immature girl, ruks, she was just 9 years when you married her so isnt it illegal marriage. Jalal shouts adham. Maham is about to slap adham when he stops her and says you are not my mother here but chief minister so you cant punish, only jalal can. I think if this rule is applied to all so there marriages before it should be considered as illegal.
Ruks is furious and she comes in the middle of court and asks how dare he declare malika e khaas’ nikkah illegal. adham says coolly that he was following the orders as per rules, He says shehenshah should accept the new rules and declare his marriage to Ruks illegal . He should give divorce to Ruks and obey the rules
in jalal’s room. All special women are present. Ruks shouts that adham said all rubbish. He insulted me and asked you to give me divorce why you didnt stop him, were your sword became heavy there and hamida also didnt said a word for me. Hamida says its a rule of court that person cant present his point, ruks says but he insulted, hamida always stands for jodha and jalal on jodha’s request changed the rule which made fun our relation, jodha tries to say something, ruks cuts her off and says it is all because jodha, jalal says listen.
Ruks says oh now you cant listen a word against jodha, jalal says listen to me. I didnt do anything there as i was king, i know i ignored all his deeds as he was my brother but this time he did a big thing. Ruks says means you will divorce me. Both are pained. Ruks angrily tells Jalal that Jodha had complained So he had changed the rules of the sultanat just to please Jodha, Now she wanted shehenshah to be strong enough to make new rules Because now Ruks herself would complain against the shehenshah …. She wants to see what decision would jalal take. She challenges jalal, Jodhs is shocked while Jalal is surprised.. She leaves
adham is drinking when maham comes. Adham says beat me beat me. Maham says i would have beheaded you how you can think of this divorce? Adham says i listened to adka jalal discussion. Maham kisses his forehead. Maham says you thought like me. Now we have to what jalal will do, take jodha’s side and give divorce to ruks, in that case all blame will be on jodha. Or if he dont give divorce then you will get tasnim. Adham says but he can do nikkah with ruks again. Maham says he cant as it is against law. Ruks will have to do nikkah with other man, spend sometime with him then take divorce only than jalal can marry her again. this will not be accepted by both. maham is happy and proud of adham and salutes him.
jodha is sad in her room and says to moti that i curse my fate. Whenever i try do something good, wrong happens. I tried to save tasnim but end up hurting ruks. Ruks is rightly angry , she loves jalal a lot and her relation is being questioned because of me. Moti says its all because of that adham, jalal would have punished him in court only. Jodha says i am thinking about ruks, i hurt her. Moti says you didnt. Jodha says i know whose mistake is this moti ask who? Jodha says leave it, go sleep. Moti goes. Jodha cries with pain in her eyes.
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