Travel: Indian haunted locations that’ll chill your bones
Paranormal investigator Gaurav Tiwari’s mysterious death came as a shock. If you, like him, were an aficionado of the paranormal or if you are the sort who doesn’t find horror movies fulfilling enough, you probably need some real-life thrills: You may have seen everything from The Exorcist to The Conjuring, but one’s thirst for the paranormal can never be quenched by cheap jump-scares on the silver screen. Believe it or not, there are more haunted places in India than you know.
So grab your ghostbusters’ gear and check out any of these places across the country at a time when the moon is out and black cats prowl the shadows.
1 Aleya Ghost Lights, West Bengal: Do you remember the wisps that Merida followed around in Brave? Wisps are a phenomenon noticed at night, mostly around swamps and marshes. Aleya Ghost Lights in West Bengal is one such place. The area is said to be haunted by a fisherman’s spirit, and the pattern of light is supposed to be an outline of his once-existent body. Fisherfolk in the area believe the wisps are a sign of impending doom… READ MORE