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Ad on Hindu-Muslim unity gets far right in a twist

A television commercial in India for detergent brand Surf Excel, a Hindustan Unilever product, has garnered outrage from several right-wing supporters. The advertisement shows a little Hindu girl encouraging other kids in the neighborhood to throw balloons filled with colored water at her during the Holi festival. She happily takes the hit in order to protect her […]