Ranganath thrashes Pategara, but he says that he does not have any idea where she is hiding. He says that Sudhindra must be knowing the truth. Then Ranganath asks Sudhindra. Though he has helped her to escape, he says that he does not know anything about her. While Ranganath is confused not knowing what to do, Sudhindra thinks that she might help him to get released from the Ashram.
Shashikala and Chandru Ranibennur come to meet Hosamane Sadananda. He tells them that they are pretending like the parents of a child and the child will not saved. They are all shocked. He further says that he will not let the lady, who has slapped him, lead a happy life.