Kansa Is Killed
Finally, Kansa decided to get Canura and Mustika, the famous
wrestlers to kill Krishna and Balarama. Thousands of people gathered to
watch the brothers fight the powerful wrestlers. Krishna and Balarama
appeared fragile before the stout wrestlers, but they pushed, punched,
and twisted their bodies with such force that Canura and Mustika died on
the spot within minutes.
As the crowds cheered, Kansa, in a fit of rage, ordered the two brothers
to be driven out of the city. Hearing Kansa speak this way, Krishna
became very angry. He turned to Kansa and ran towards him. Kansa drew a
sword and attacked Krishna. Fighting empty-handed, Krishna grabbed
Kansa's long hair and stuck him with his mighty fist. Kansa at once fell
and died. The crowds roared and celebrated as they saw the cruel king
breathe his last.