Diya Aur Baati Hum's July 31st episode: Shekhar forces Sandhya to leave the village and get into a bus. He gives her some money and the address of his uncle; Sandhya keeps everything inside her purse. She hatches a plan to go back to the village and fulfill her mission. Shekhar gets into the bus later to keep watch on Sandhya.
Sandhya sees a thief looking around; she intentionally draws his attention to her purse. The thief picks the purse and gets down. Sandhya raises a cry and gets down. She runs after the thief; Shekhar secretly follows her.
The thief hides himself. Sandhya feels relieved. She sits on a roadside rock and starts crying. She says aloud that she has lost her money and the address where she was going; now she is helpless.
Shekhar thinks that the girl is truly in danger and she needs help. Sandhya sees a jeep coming. She hails it. Sajni, a village woman comes out of the vehicle. She is none other than the wife of the Garjana commander.
The commander sees Shekhar who winks at him. Sandhya tells Sajni that she was going to the city and her purse has been stolen. Sajni takes her back to the village and tells Manjari that she took her for an outing.
Sandhya pretends being helpless and begs for mercy. She tells Manjari that she will help in her works. Manjari says that she will send her to sell molasses in the village market.
Sandhya recalls that her Boss told her about this market, where a person from her department will wait for her to provide any kind of support. She thinks that she has got the opportunity at last!
Bhabho comes to know that the girl whom she met in the temple, is Lalima, the daughter of the man who bought Sooraj’s sweet shop. She desperately searches for Lalima and at last sees her right in front of the Rathi house.