Hindu - A king of Panchala. Son of Prishata. Father of Draupadi. His daughter had beeen pledged to Arjuna, but, when it seemed that Arjuna had been killed, Drupada organised an archery contest between the other suitors for her hand. It was won by a beggar who turned out to be Arjuna, who had merely been in hiding. At times, known as Drupada.

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