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Second Saturday Holiday

August 11 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

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Second Saturday Holiday:

Second Saturday Holiday very interesting reason for the holiday on second Saturday every month. There was a very sincere assistant for a British officer during the 19th century. He used to go to his hometown to meet his parents only during holidays. This routine continued for years together. As the days passed, the assistant’s responsibilities were also started increasing which made him work more with lesser holidays. One day it so happened that the assistant parents came to meet their son. They went to the officer with a request to send their son on leave. Then that officer came to know the fact that his assistant was so much involved in his work and did not find any free time to meet his aged parents. This situation made the officer to appreciate the sincerity and loyalty of his assistant and declared the holiday on the second Saturday of every month to go to his hometown. Ever since he made this announcement, the British government incorporated this rule and announced holiday officially. This culture has been followed by the Indian government for specific departments.

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Date:
August 11
Time:
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
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