In due course, Draupadi also, from her five husbands begets five sons. They were Prtivindhya by Yudhishtira, Sutasoma by Bhima, Srutakarma by Arjuna, Satanika by Nakula and Srutasena by Sahadeva. Each of them were born at the interval of one year apart.
They came from the steppes of Central Asia. They were nomadic tribesmen who herded cattle. Through the mountain passes in the impassable Hindukush and Karakorum mountain ranges, they migrated to the Indian subcontinent.