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In the epic Ramayana
, Kusadhwaj is said to be the younger brother of Janaka. Janaka is the king of Mithila. Kusadhwaj is described as the lord of glorious fame.
Kusadhwaj is the maternal uncle of Sita
. He had two daughters, Mandavi and Srutakirtti. They were married to Bharata and Satrughna, the sons of Janaka. Kusadhwaj is also believed to be the king of Sankasya, and others king of Kasi, and there are differences also as to his genealogy.
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