8-year-old little Bondita is the daughter of a widow. Marred by the atrocities faced by her mother due to her father’s untimely death, Bondita challenges the rules of tradition in each step of her life.
On the other hand, there’s 19-year-old Anirudh, who has completed Law in London and is determined to do something for the women of his country.
Thursday 21 July 2022
Bondita writes a letter to her would-be husband in which she mentions the condition of being allowed to take her mother to her in-laws’ place after marriage. She eagerly waits for the reply.
On the other hand, Anirudh who has come home for a short period, is misunderstood by his uncle, who is a landlord, to be a permanent stay. And thus he decides to hand over all his responsibilities to Anirudh.
Friday 22 July 2022
Anirudh is shocked to hear that Somanth is beating an old man because he drank water which was stored for the higher class people only! Anirudh stops him and gets outraged at the social inequality.
Bondita’s uncle decides to get her married to an old man for the sake of money!
Monday 25 July 2022
Bondita receives the reply letter from Anirudh but Bondita’s uncle reads the letter and conveys the message wrongly to her.
To stop Bondita from creating a scene during her wedding with an older man, her aunt keeps her unconscious throughout the wedding. She uses Bondita’s hunger as a weapon and offers her sweets mixed with a heavy dose of chloroform!
Tuesday 26 July 2022
Anirudh tries his best to stop Bondita’s marriage, he approaches police officers too but all his efforts seem to be in vain.
As Bondita’s marriage ceremony comes to a close, her new husband has a heart attack and passes away! Adding to the utter shock, Bondita is forced to perform Sati, where the widow burns herself along with her husband!
Wednesday 27 July 2022
After the death of Bondita’s husband, the villagers forcefully try to push this 8-year-old child into the deceased husband’s funeral pyre.
Anirudh comes home with Bondita as his wife and faces his family, who is furious at the step that he has taken.
Thursday 28 July 2022
Anirudh loses all hope as everyone in the family rebukes his unexpected marriage with an underage child, making him unleash his wrath in front of Bondita.
Anirudh confesses his love to Saudamini but Saudamini denies accepting him.
Friday 29 July 2022
Bondita falls for Binoy’s plans, when she is misled and told that the widows are taking her away to meet her mother.
After learning the truth that Bondita has fallen prey to Binoy’s sinister plan, Anirudh rushes to rescue her from the widows’ clutches. He arrives just in the nick of time and stops the widows from forcefully taking her away to Vrindavan.
Premiere episodes of Emperor Ashoka air on Glow TV from Mondays to Fridays at 19h00 and 19h30 on days when there are half hour episodes and at 19h00 on days with hour long episodes.
Repeats on weekdays at 12h00 and 12h30 with an omnibus on Sundays between 10h30 and 14h30.