Marriage is a commitment which requires devotion and sacrifice. A hasty decision can sometimes result in tragic consequence. A woman who is attached with a stigma of life,is socially disapproved by family and friends. This develops into a regret that may haunt her forever. Pachtawa is a story of this young womanwho under family pressure commits into a marriage that she is not willing to fulfill. Her ignorance and arrogance leads to divorce, and marks her life with humiliation. No matter how hard she tries to overcomethis disgrace but is unable to rectify her honor.