A political drama set in Bihar of 1990's, this story shows how an illiterate woman handles the state as Chief Minister. Rani Bharti's life takes an interesting turn when her husband Bheem Singh Bharti, announces her as the next chief minister of Bihar. With casteism and traditional satraps in the background, will Rani survive this turn of events?
Rani confronts Bheema about the scam, Virendra Thakur's death and his association with Naxal leader Shankar Mahto. Bheema justifies his actions as a small price to pay for social changes he brought to Bihar. Meanwhile Rani's government is called to the floor. Rani promises Bheema she will fix things and not let her party or government down.
Rani meets Governor at midnight and demands an explanation. The governor narrates the series of events that began 5 years ago culminating in Bheema's oath as CM and makes a shocking revelation. Meanwhile Naveen makes one last move towards the CM post.
Ranchi DM Manak Gupta pays a visit to Machan Baba, a religious leader and informs him about the Finance secretary's visit to his treasury for an audit. Meanwhile Parvez Alam and his deputy Anjani Srivastav visit the treasury department at night and find suspicious bills. When he reports back to the CM, Rani orders him to investigate AHD withdrawals from all 48 treasuries of Bihar.
Mukhiya with the help of SP Nishikant traps and kills ASP Ranjana Kumari, a naxal sympathizer, who helped DGP arrest Kunwar Singh. Shankar Mahto vows revenge. Meanwhile Rani dismisses Prem publicly and orders a CID investigation into the scam leaving Rani's government in jeopardy.
Illiterate and shy Rani Bharti is completely out of depth while taking the CM's oath at the cabinet meeting. She feels humiliated as the media roasts her calling her a "rubber stamp" CM. She decides not to go to office anymore when Mishra reminds her that her reluctance at accepting the position might lead to another murder.
Bheema meets Governor and asks him why he tried to have him killed. He offers the governor a deal - that he won't turn Machan Baba in and in return the Governor won't call Rani's government to the floor. Meanwhile, unaware of her husband's schemes Rani orders an arrest on Machan Baba.
CM Rani Bharti faces the first big crisis in the office when Veer Sena, an army of upper caste people, massacre 37 lower caste people in Laxmanpur. Rani gives a 13 day ultimatum to DGP to catch Mukhiya. DGP prepares for a daring operation to catch Mukhiya's right hand man Kunwar Singh. Meanwhile Finance secretary Parvez Alam informs Rani that the state has no money to even pay employees and all state treasuries are empty.
Parvez Aalam interrogates 4 AHD officials and gets to know that withdrawals were made by submitting fake bills by a company called VC Foods. He also finds out that AHD minister Prem Kumar is behind this massive scam. Rani confronts Prem and asks for his resignation. Prem reminds her that if he goes, her government will fall too.
CM Bheema Bharti survives the fatal attack but is bedridden. RJSP central observer Ramjeevan Bohra informs Bheema that due to his ill health, the party has decided to elect a new CM. Bheema agrees to resign with the condition that if he gets maximum votes then he will announce his successor and Bohra agrees. A triangular fight ensues between Bheema Bharti, Naveen Kumar and Party president Gauri Shankar Pandey.
1998- Bihar is going through a financial crisis and caste wars are rampant throughout the state. Dileep Ram, a Dalit is killed by Thakur Saab, a landlord because Dileep refused to send his wife to work at Thakur's mansion. In reprisal, Naxal leader Shankar Mahto kills Thakur along with eight of his men. This leads to a political unrest in Bihar and brings the factionalism in the ruling party out in the open.