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Jihad In My Saffron Garden.

The novel, Jihad In My Saffron Garden is a romantic thriller set against the backdrop of the origin of insurgency in Kashmir in 1989.The book is an interfaith love story with a feisty, strong yet level headed protagonist Roshina Kapoor. No matter how much you try , you can just not ignore her. Roshina is the owner of a Saffron Garden, which has been gifted to her by her best friend Heena Qazmi. Roshina and Aafaq  Qazmi are in a deeply committed relationship which is endorsed with the love and support of their respective families. Hindus and Muslims live in harmony in Kashmir. But as religious fundamentalists take over Kashmir, the valley which had once been the envy of even the Gods, becomes a bloody Battle field. As Hindus are persecuted , Roshina Kapoor runs away. She is forced to leave her lover and her best friend. She returns in 2015 . Where are Heena and Aafaq. Who is the nemesis from the past? Who is the father of Roshina's son, Zohaib? Read Jihad in my Saffron Garden . Identify yourself to Roshina Kapoor. Embrace love, religious acceptance. Let us bring back Kashmiriyat to Kashmir. Let us join hands and fight together. No more blood shed, no more violence, no more immigrants.


Jihad In my Saffron Garden by Roxy Arora is available in all leading book stores and on amazon.in and flipkart.The book was launched in New Delhi on the first of October, 2016 by Anurag Kashyap.

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My name is Dr (Mrs) Roxy Arora. I am a Dental Surgeon and graduated from Manipal University in 1996. I belong to the state of Jammu and Kashmir and am of Dogra Ethnicity.I have lived in the U.K from 1973 to 1981 along with my parents and have experienced racial discrimination as a child. I have stayed in Kuwait from 1987 to 1990 and had to flee that kingdom during the Gulf War. Jihad In My Saffron Garden is my debut novel. It is an interfaith love story set against the backdrop of the origin of insurgency in Kashmir. The book is a romantic thriller and it conveys the message of world peace and religious tolerance.My novel has a strong woman crusader who possesses a keen sense of right and wrong. Jihad in my saffron Garden is available at all leading book stores and on amazon.in

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