House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths, a three-part docuseries is based on a baffling happening that shocked the nation overnight. On the 1st of July 2018, eleven members of a family hung themselves in the country’s national capital, Delhi.
Everybody who heard this story or witnessed it first thought of it as a suicide but it was a clear sign of “something went very, very wrong.” There was something so atrocious that made the Delhi Police force speculates, theorize, and fabricate the mysterious affliction of Burari Deaths.
Leena Yadav, who created “House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths” largely sticks to the evidence available in the public domain. However, she tries to give it a fresh look of opening in the Netflix documentary. She attempts to examine chilling secrets trapped in the death of 11 family members.
Each episode of “House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths” has “11” in the title. Given below is the summary of the Netflix docuseries,
Episode 1: “11 Bodies”
News of 11 members found hanged inside their house sparked the sensation among the locals and made it a national news. Police and investigators grappled with deep thoughts and questions.
Episode 2: “11 Diaries”
Media pressure & several rumors whirled around the grisly tragedy. Eleven diaries were found inside the house that revealed harrowing but vital information.
Episode 3: “Beyond 11”
A deep investigation into family history uncovered dark secrets. The aftermath of the incident showcased not just psychological but sociological concerns as well.
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House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths Explained
To dive deep into the mysterious and strange case, we need to examine the most curious character of the incident, Lalit Chundawat. He was the youngest of all his siblings and also the head of the family who controlled everything.
Lalit underwent a head injury & a traumatic event in the past after the demise of his father, Bhopal Singh. His obscure behavior starts showcasing his post-traumatic stress disorder. He told his family members, he saw his father. In his dream, the father told him to perform a prayer at a specific time. Gradually, the family members start putting trust in his thoughts and sayings.
For 11 years, the entire story goes like this until one day it came to a standstill for entire humanity.
House Of Secrets The Burari Deaths Netflix: The Last Ritual
Lalit had not only convinced the family members but also the youngest generation drastically. He told the family members that they are required to hang themselves in a particular manner as per the ‘instructions’ by his deceased father. Once they get hanged, it would take 10-15 minutes to get the pot turned into red, which is lying beneath them. Each member of the family believed, they would survive after performing the act of hanging as the deceased father is waiting to rescue them all.
What happened next is a deep-seated mysterious story still today……
Rajiv Tomar, the head constable found 11 family members hanging from the ceiling just like the roots of a banyan tree. The forensic experts said they never saw such a gruesome scene in their entire lifetime.
Experts predict Lalit plotted and planned this dastardly act in an attempt to bring back his father alive. But all this is speculation & nothing could be unfolded for certain.
The 3 part mini-series of “House of Secrets: The Burari Deaths” is streaming on Netflix. You need to watch the docuseries to decode this intense mystery.