Hindus around the world are welcoming spring with the celebration of Holi, the festival of colors. The colorful tradition, in which colorful powder symbolizes a leveling of social barriers, is growing in popularity even among non-Hindus.
While Hindu-Muslim tension is rising in India, some Muslims have joined the RSS, a hardline Hindu nationalist organization. They say they want to promote national stability in India and adapt to Hindu traditions.
India hosts the world's biggest "color clash" every spring, as people across the country chase and cover each other with different colored powders. The Holi festival has now become a global phenomenon.
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