The book is a memoir about a time when the community of Kashmiri Pandits were treated brutally by Islamic fundamentalists in their own homeland and forcibly exiled from the state. Author Rahul Pandita himself witnessed some of these heartbreaking incidents in his homeland, when he was just a 14-year-old. At a very young age, Pandita along with his family was forced to leave Kashmir as they were Kashmiri Pandits, a minority community in the state.
About the author:
Journalist and author Rahul Pandita, is a 2015 Yale World Fellow, who was born in the north Indian state of Kashmir and spent his early years in the valley. Violent uprooting of the Kashmiri Pandit community in 1990 cast deep wounds on the author, who with his family were forced to leave Kashmir and live as refugees. Our Moon Has Blood Clots, a memoir of a lost home was published in 2013 and has been adapted for a Bollywood film script.