I came to live in Coochbehar with my parents- in- law after I was married. Coochbehar, 700 kilometres north of Calcutta, used to be an independent kingdom governed by a Maharaja till it merged with the Indian Republic in 1949,
Whenever I am haunted by memories of the past, our house in Jabalpur. invariably floats in to my mind. And I’m not using the word ‘haunted’ casually. There were quite a few rumoured ghosts floating around the house.