Rabia, a young girl whose charming beauty invites all eyes, but not a good life match due to her poverty. Finally, she gets married to a cleric. However, he is very loving to her, but she finds little comfort in his company and leaves him forever, because, he is not the man of her dream. Her life gets shattered. But, the question remains that, does she succeed in achieving her desired goal. The novel delves deep into the rural Indian life in detail.