Synopsis1905. Winter. Bengal, India. The period of British rule in India. Following the 'divide-and-rule' policy, Lord Curzon has decided to partition Bengal; one for Hindus and another for Muslims. The people launch a nationalist movement - Swadeshi, appealing for a boycott of foreign-made goods. The movement is symbolised by public burning of foreign-made goods, mainly the British textiles. Bimala (Swatilekha Chatterjee) is the wife of a ...