Dr. Ram Singh returns to his village after a seven years intending to sell his land and go back to the city. He finds that the peasants are being mistreated by the local landlord and the landlord's sister,Sushma. Ram and Sushma were once in love but in his absence she has become an embittered widow. Unwilling to see the peasants suffer further,Ram decides not to sell and opens a school and a hospital instead. When plague breaks out,Ram saves Sushma's son and the flames of love are rekindled. However,social conditions resist the relation between the two. Meanwhile,her brother stirs up hostility against the pair by spreading malicious rumours which excite the superstitious villagers leading to its climax. Watch out the movie.