Draupadi stops Shikhandini from killing herself. Shikhandini informs Draupadi about the purpose of her birth. Draupadi comforts Shikhandini. She questions Drupad about the reason behind Shikhandini's termination. Drupad informs Draupadi that Shikhandini was defeated by the Pandavas. Draupadi reminds Drupad that even he was defeated by the Pandavas. Drupad informs Draupadi that the deities have forced him to accept her as his daughter, and sends her to exile.