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For years, Bengaluru-based Mrinal Bagaria, longed for a long holiday to his home town Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh. “Short visits are somehow worse than no visits. I’d not been home for two years and was becoming restless," says Bagaria, who is head of business continuity at SpringPeople, a corporate technology training company headquartered in Bengaluru. The 31-year-old is responsible for company operations, accounts, finance, purchases, approvals, partnerships and alliances. In the last two years, he has had to cancel his long holiday on account of urgent last minute projects.