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Indians refrain from taking leaves due to stereotypes attached to it

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By: Keerthi Mohan

Most Indians shy away from taking leaves because they think it wouldn’t please their bosses. There is a stereotype attached to asking for leaves despite most companies having fixed holidays, a new survey has found. “On average, employed adults in India get 17 days paid holiday days per year. Despite that, 42 per cent are often concerned with the mounting load of the work while the other 26 per cent are unable to find the time to disengage from the official responsibilities. Close to 30 per cent are unable summon the courage to ask for leave, as a large share…

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