Raktmandal is a thrilling novel from the pen of Durgaprasad Khatri. This thrilling novel is the story of a man named Batukchand who is very rich. The story starts like this – The man Batuckchand is coming from somewhere on his motor bike to his home. When he reached home, a stranger man handed him a red envelop. He became still for few minutes. Till he become aware of the situation the man was gone.
After entering his house, he refreshed himself and then open the red envelop. He became shocked. The letter consists of a threaten from unknown person. It says that if Batuckchand did not pay 1 Lakh rupees, then they will kill his son. Then he asked his servant to look for his son. After few minutes of searching, he come to know that a servant named Ramgovind has taken his son outside for a walk. However they have not returned yet.