The Kurus were a venerated race that dominated nearly the entire landscape of Bharatvarsha spanning over generations till the time the young blind prince Dhritarastra was denied his throne based on his blindness spurning in his heart a fire of jealousy and ambition which raged down to his sons. Duryodhana, the eldest of Kaurava, grew up in luxury only to be aghast with the incoming of his five cousins who soon turned into contenders firstly for his elders love and later the throne of Hastinapur.
The dark walls of Hastinapur was replete with dark murky tales of how power overplayed politics and the extent Kurus went to get what they seeked. From ravaging the kingdom of Gandhara every person became a pawn of the other. In between all these, the young princess of Kalinga, Bhanumati was lost in her own dreamy world. Known for her ethereal beauty resembling the brilliance of the sun she had high hopes with her father organising the grandest Swayamvara. Little did she know that her hopes will be dashed in a fraction. Rising from grief and pain to finding true love she came across a powerful revelation towards the end. The second volume of Chronicles of Kuru Woman Vol 2, takes you on a journey of a Kuru Queen who was forever hidden in the pages of history. Know the love story of Duryodhana and Bhanumati.
Did Duryodhana deliberately went ahead with the Kurukshetra war? Was he aware of the outcome of the war and if yes why did he went ahead? What happened to the woman of the Kauravas after the great war? This is the story of a Queen who was born to compete with Draupadi only to go down in ashes in the end.
Duryodhana's Queen by Priyanka Bhuyan
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