Why there is Holiday only on Sunday?

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Oasge Christiansen asked 04-Feb-2020 in Miscellaneous by Oasge Christiansen

Give the reason behind giving holidays only on Sunday.

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Saddiya  Anwar answered 04-Feb-2020 by Saddiya Anwar
Sunday is the most awaited day of week for every human being on this earth. It is regarded as a relief day from work and responsibilities. People make exciting plans for sunday like short trips, sunday binge, movies and many other entertainment planning. But why do we get this holiday, ever wondered?
Why there is Holiday only on Sunday?
It took 8 years long conflict to declare this day as a holiday. Narayan Meghaji Lokhande and British government had a legal fight between them for the sake of Sunday.
During the British power the time for working labours in cloth factory of our country was much higher. And no one took responsibility to take stand for those pity Indian labours.  
Why there is Holiday only on Sunday?
Then, Narayan Meghaji Lokhande raised his voice in favour of labours and considered as father of labour movement. In this fight he was supported by Jyotiba Phule.
Lokhande filed application for holiday on Sunday for the workers of cloth factory in 1881, but British government rejected his plea.  Then, he started his movement in 1881 which ended in 1889. He not only demanded for holiday on sunday but also asked the government to give the workers half an hour break from their work.  
Additionally, he made extensive efforts for the workers so that they can get payment of their work in 15 days and working hours could be cut down.  
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