ISBN 9788184005134,Our Moon has Blood Clots : A Memoir of a Lost Home in Kashmir

Our Moon has Blood Clots : A Memoir of a Lost Home in Kashmir

Author:

Rahul Pandita

Publisher:

Random House

Rs227 Rs350 35% OFF

Availability: Out of Stock

(+Rs. 49 Delivery Charges)
Free Shipping if total order amount is Rs . 300 or more.
We Accept
ISBN 9788184005134
Check delivery information
 
ISBN 9788184005134
Publisher

Random House

Publication Year 2014
ISBN-13

ISBN 9788184005134

ISBN-10 818400513X
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 264 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Autobiography: general

Rahul Pandita was fourteen years old in 1990 when he was forced to leave his home in Srinagar along with his family, who were Kashmiri Pandits - The Hindu minority within a Muslim-majority Kashmir that was becoming increasingly agitated with the cries of Azadi from India. The heartbreaking story of Kashmir has so far been told through the prism of the brutality of the Indian state and the pro-independence demands of separatists. But there is another part of the story that has remained unrecorded and buried.

Our Moon Has Blood Clots is the unspoken chapter in the story of Kashmir, in which it was purged of the Kashmiri Pandit community in a violent ethnic cleansing backed by Islamist militants. Hundreds of people were tortured and killed and about 3,50,000 Kashmiri Pandits were forced to leave their homes and spend the rest of their lives in exile in their own country.

Rahul Pandita has written a deeply personal, powerful and unforgettable story of history, home and loss.

Quotes

 



This powerful and moving book throws new light onto one of the most tragic conflicts in the modern world. Every paragraph rings deeply true - Ramachandra Guha


This book cannot be ignored. It is powerful, painful and revealing - Hindustan Times


A very powerful story - Vidhu Vinod Chopra


A gripping hidden history of a community which suffered displacement - A firm rejoinder to the act of forgetting - India Today


Brings a much-needed credibility to this unacknowledged episode of our recent history - Mid-day


Scroll