Shouts of joyous acclaim rose from the great assembly and with one voice the
gathered princes and potables exclaimed: "So be it."
The King spoke again: "You agree with
my proposal but give no reason. This will not do. Let the wise men explain why they
Then several speakers rose and explained
Raama's virtues and fitness to rule. The King's heart was filled with joy to hear these
praises of Raama.
At last the whole assembly rose and said
with one voice: "Let there be no delay. Let Raama be anointed Yuvaraaja."