Dhani who is a schoolteacher meets a six-year-old boy Thoithoi. He is the illegitimate son of a young woman seduced by a married man and who died while giving birth to him. The small boy’s father is married to Ekashini, one of the schoolteacher’s cousins. This last reveals the truth to her cousin. Ekashini decides to meet the child out of curiosity. But, because he still believes that his mother is alive, the child takes this foreigner for his mother.