Ring of Fire 17 January 2021: During engagement ceremony, Abhimanyu asks Ragini shows her right hand as her left hand ring finger is injured She shows right ring finger, and he fixes ring in it. Everyone clap for them. Anurag also claps and walks away emotionally. He walks out reminiscing time spent with Ragini, their misunderstanding, she walking out of his life,challenging that she will marry a much better man than him. She falls asleep near stairs. Vendors walk in insist Anurag to make their payment. Anurag pushes them to go away. Abhimanyu walks in and pays them, asks Anurag what is he doing here. Anurag what is he doing here instead. Abhimanyu says Ragini is engaged to him, and Anurag was her past. Anurag says he is still married to Ragini and which couple does not have fight, Ragini is just angry once she calms down, she will be back to him. Abhimanyu shows him engagement ring and says Ragini moved away in life now.
Next morning, Shristi does pooja and spread holy smoke around house. Baiju wakes up and says his mom tied protective thread around his forehead, he will tie it on her forehead. He removes thread and says he wants to thank her for supporting her, but she leaves. He ties back thread on his forearm.
Ragini imagines Sangini walking in and picking Anurag’s gifted ring, warns to return her ring. Sangini says she rejected Anruag, then why did she remove it, she is wearing Abhimanyu’s ring instead. Ragini shouts to return it. Sagini says she is part her of her and her imagination, she created it and sent her to Anurag. Ragini fumes and sees no one around.
Shristi tells Vidhvan that construction work is starting today. Baiju says he will accompany her to site to protect her, and they both walk away.
Abhimanyu with Anurag walks in and asks Ragini to choose between and Abhimanyu after thinking carefully. Ragini holds Abhimanyu’s hand.
Baiju insists Shristi to sit behind him on bike. She says she will walking. He says she will be late for work. She sits as pillion and hesitates where to keep hand. He says he is no of low caste, she can keep her hand on his shoulder. She does hesitantly. He rides back and seeing a boy crossing road suddenly applies brakes. She falls on him.
Anurag walks away heart broken while Abhimanyu chats with Ragini smilingly. He thinks he wanted to see Ragini happy, if she is happy with Abhimanyu, he will let her go.
Shristi travels with Baiju on his bike as pillion. Baiju applies sudden brakes seeing a boy crossing road. Boy falls down. Baiju says he will teach this boy a lesson, gets down from bike and asks boy why he wants to come under his bike and die, he will go to jail, their mothers will cry, where is he going with flowers. Boy says he sells flowers. Baiju takes flowers from boy and gives it to Shristi and pays boy. Shristi silently accepts flowers. At home, Revathi’s friend with her relatives come to invite Revathi and family for her daughter’s wedding and asks not to bring Shristi along as she is widow and society does not accept her in auspicious functions. Baiju walks in with Shristi and hearing their conversation says it is all in mind, there is nothing inauspicious being a widow. Ladies yell this family is so characterless and sending their bahu with stranger just within a month of their son’s death.
Vikral gives wedding card to Anurag and reminds him his challenge to get his daughter married within 30 days. Anurag says he remembers, and Vikral need not worry. Vikral says even he is a father and knows his parents must be worried for him, so he should return.
Revathi confronts neighbors. Ladies badmouth about Baiju and Shristi’s relationship. Revathi warns to shut their mouth, she will not listen against Shristi, they should get out if they are worried about their dignity. Ladies leave fuming. Revathi’s friend apologizes on her friend’s behalf and requests to attend her daughter’s wedding. Revathi asks Shristi not to pay heed to these ladies. Shristi says she will not go there as it is inauspicious. Revathi says she has to make a change in people’s wrong thinking, so they will go for sure. She hugs Shristi.
Ragini walks down and sees ammaji preparing haldi. Vikral asks Abhimanyu when is his father coming. Abhimanyu says papa will come on time. Ragini does not see Anurag around and thinks he must have gone. Anurag walks in dancing with ladies. Ragini asks if he did not go even after her warning. He asks if she will not let him see her happiness, he will find his happiness in her happiness and will leave after her marriage. She agrees. He clicks Abhimanyu and Ragini’s pic teary eyed. Ragini notices him sadly. Abhimanyu says he is marrying her with her parent’s permission, so she should smile. He takes family photo. Ragini’s haldi ceremony starts next, Anurag continues dancing with ladies. Ammaji applies haldi to Ragini. Parag clicks pics next.