Set in the colonial fortress of the Galle Fort, the story surrounds itself on a community that breaks the principles of the 19th century in order to provide girls education and freedom. The exposure nonetheless disrupts peace within the families causing perplexities throughout the community. However the framework of the story directs itself on a father who is brought up in a conservative Muslim culture and thereby possesses a conservative mentality. Nevertheless, the story intensifies when he has to accept and mediate with the modern world where women are capable of much more than what they used to be. The story voices out the struggle that almost all Muslim families have to face as they cope with the modern world and their orthodox norms.