Chekitana

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Chekitana (चेकितान) was a Vrishini soldier hails from dwarka capital of yadavs and an ally of the Pandavas mentioned in the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata. On the fifteenth day of Kurukshetra War, he saved Nakula from the clutches of Duryodhana. He was killed by Duryodhana on the final day of the war. He was son of Dhrishtaketu.[1]

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  1. ^ "The Mahabharata, Book 6: Bhishma Parva: Bhagavat-Gita Parva: Section LXXXV". www.sacred-texts.com. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  • Dowson's Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology.