Jodha Akbar 8th July written episode: Rukaiya looks after the preparation of war trip in the harem. Maha Manga makes her last attempt to stop the shift of the harem. She tries to tell Rukaiya that it would not be convenient to shift all the ladies of the harem, as they are habituated in luxury.
Rukaiya pays no heed to Maham. Adam slams Maham for failing to save him from the war. Akbar stops Bakshi Banu from going to the warfront as she is in the advanced stage of pregnancy. Sharifuddin will stay with her, decides Akbar.
Jodha becomes sick suddenly. The lady doctor diagnoses her pregnancy. The doctor is about to give the news to Hamida, but Jodha stops her. She thinks if Akbar gets this news, he will become emotional and distracted from his duties of the state. He can even stop going to the war. Jodha thinks of concealing the fact. A Rajbangshi woman should be the strength of her husband, not his weakness, opines Jodha. The doctor promises to keep mum.
Akbar and his troop leave the palace. Nigar gets the news that Akbar is prepared for the war and he is taking the women with him. Nigar and Abul Mali discuss that Akbar has become puzzled at this sudden break out of war and he is taking crazy decisions.
Nigar says that Akbar might take the ladies with him, but he will not be able to protect them. She will imprison them, like he has imprisoned his mother! She sees the dream of ruling Agra!