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In recent years, however, having a relationship in India with a partner of a different religion has become increasingly fraught with danger.
There is the so-called "love jihad" conspiracy, that has seen right-wing Hindus accuse Muslims of forcing Hindu women to Islam, in an attempt to eradicate Hinduism.
Finally, Holika, Prahlada's evil aunt, tricked him into sitting on a pyre with her. Vishnu, the god who appears as an avatar to restore Dharma in Hindu beliefs, took the form of Narasimha - half human and half lion (which is neither a human nor an animal), at dusk (when it was neither day nor night), took Hiranyakashyapu at a doorstep (which was neither indoors nor outdoors), placed him on his lap (which was neither land, water nor air), and then eviscerated and killed the king with his lion claws (which were neither a handheld weapon nor a launched weapon).
In the Braj region of India, where the Hindu deity Krishna grew up, the festival is celebrated until Rang Panchmi in commemoration of the divine love of Radha for Krishna.
Water guns and water-filled balloons are also used to play and colour each other.
Wasim: "We have never thought of the creator in terms of, 'Who is God? The objection largely came from the members of my community - my neighbours and extended family.
The frolic and fight with colours occurs in the open streets, open parks, outside temples and buildings.
Groups carry drums and other musical instruments, go from place to place, sing and dance.
The festival signifies the arrival of spring, the end of winter, the blossoming of love, and for many a festive day to meet others, play and laugh, forget and forgive, and repair broken relationships.
in the Hindu calendar month of Phalgun, which falls around middle of March in the Gregorian calendar.