Diya Aur Baati Hum 20th January written Episode: IPS Singh scolds Sandhya as to why she hasn’t chopped her hair. Zakir looks down upon Sandhya as a cadet. IPS Singh scolds her to get into the discipline of an IPS Cadet, which is a male dominated domain. Sandhya tells IPS Singh that she has struggled to be an IPS Cadet and just by chopping her hair and being a lady cannot come in between her training. She has to build her internal stamina to become a better IPS officer.
Sandhya keeps her stand firm and doesn’t relent to IPS Singh. Sandhya tells her that she wants to retain her identity and become an IPS officer. IPS Singh tells her that they shall give time to see whether her experience wins or Sandhya’s identity. IPS Singh informs everyone about the competition the next day and instructs Squad leader Zakir to train his team well. IPS Singh also reminds Sandhya that the competition is a good chance for her to prove her wrong. Sandhya agrees.
Bhabho asks Mohit to call Sandhya on the computer and Mohit shows Suraj the key on Skype. Suraj sees Sandhya on the screen and Sandhya shows as if she has cut her hair and Suraj is not very happy to see her but tells that it may have been important for her training. Suraj and Sandhya share a moment and Sandhya shows her long hair. Sandhya suddenly feels some pain and Bhabho comes. Bhabho is happy to see her in long hair and tells her to not change for anyone.
Zakir is holding a strategy meeting regarding the competition and suddenly Sandhya moves back as she feels a pain again. Zakir scolds Sandhya on her overconfidence.