Why did Arjuna blame Jayadratha for Abhimanyu's death; after all he only did his duty of protecting the formation? If at all, if anyone is to be blamed, it should be Drona who was the commander in chief of the Kaurava Army who by allowing multiple people attacking a single warrior violated the rules of war agreed upon before the start of the war?

  • Yes As below answer he misused lord shivas boon and successful in preventing bhimas entry
    – Prasanna R
    Mar 6, 2023 at 10:35

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I think it might be due to Jayadratha using his boon from Lord Shiva for the wrongful cause of murdering his young child. Guru Drona, though a military commander, had no knowledge of this.

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