Chenra Tamsukh depicts the compromises and struggles the jobless youth of the middle class society face. Prabhat, Naresh, Shankar and Bijoli are college mates. Despite having a college degree they are jobless and financially weak. As a result they've to do things against their wishes. Naresh, Prabhat and Shankar earn as wagon breakers and by engaging in illegal activities. Bijoli sells her body to another college mate Brajen so that they don't become homeless and to take care of her ailing father. Shattered by the compromises Bijoli finally commits suicide. Her friends are shattered. They are shocked when the post-mortem report reveals she was pregnant. They blame each other. They confess they had weakness for Bijoli but she was cold towards their feelings. Brajen confesses that he is responsible for Bijoli's death. But, it's too late and they've no option but to lament the loss of a life.