एवमुक्तो हृषीकेशो गुडाकेशेन भारत।
सेनयोरुभयोर्मध्ये स्थापयित्वा रथोत्तमम्।।1.24।।
।।1.24।।संजय ने कहा हे भारत (धृतराष्ट्र) अर्जुन के इस प्रकार कहने पर भगवान् हृषीकेश ने दोनों सेनाओं के मध्य उत्तम रथ को खड़ा करके।
Then what happenned? To this question Sanjaya answers Dhritarastra in these two verses first by addressing him as O descendant of Bharata. What is being subtly suggested here is that being born in the exalted lineage of the righteous and noble King Bharata, it would not be appropriate for the blind Dhritarastra to betray his nephews the Pandavas who are the five sons of his brother.