From rumours of ghost sightings to frightening stories exchanged at night, accounts of haunted places have long fascinated human beings around the world. Indian stories of horror, ghosts, and hauntings are often unique given the country?s extraordinary diversity of beliefs and superstitions. In Haunted Places of India, Riksundar Banerjee writes about some of the most spooky and terrifying places in the country. These include the abandoned village of Kuldhara, the deadly NH-33, a portal to the unknown in Hahim, the infamous Khooni Nala, and many more?sites where tragic or bloody events have taken place. The stories that emanate from these sites tell of malevolent and vengeful ghosts, terrifying witches, and spirits who terrorize unsuspecting visitors. Are any of these stories true? Can you really expect to run into a malevolent presence in these places? To answer these and other questions about the country?s best-known haunted places, the author studies them in depth in order to unearth the truth about them.
Extensively researched and superbly narrated, Haunted Places of India presents an otherworldly, ghostly side of India.