• Yuyutsu was the son of Dhritrashtra by his maid, a Vaishya woman.
  • On the eve of the Mahabharat war, he left the side of the Kauravs and joined the Pandavs.
  • When the Pandavs retired from the world, Yudhishthir installed Parikshit as king and left Yuyutsu in charge of the kingdom and Parikshit.