They usually play together, enjoy theater, follow a candy seller whose products they cannot afford, and even witness a marriage ceremony (Government of West Bengal). They also witnessed a number of scenes like the death of their aunt, Indir Tharkun. Ina ddition, Durga was accused for stealing someone’s property. She even falls ill after participating in a joyous dance during the rains of monsoon (Government of West Bengal). One day on a stormy day when his father was away to work, Durga suddenly dies.
This caused the family pain and grief and hoped to find a better life somewhere outside Bengal. The family decided to leave their village and relocate to Benaras, in search of a new and better life after their father returned from work. The film ends with a scene of Harihar, Sarbajaya, and his son Apu, slowly moving away from home in an ox