When I was studying in school, my teacher used to give all the students a lot of assignments ( in my days it was called as Home Work, but later this new word has come in) when we go for Onam or Christmas vacations. None of us questioned it saying that vacation is for us to enjoy. Let us think this work from home as home work and be positive!!
Many establishments are following community based festival holiday systems to appease all sects of religion. All sects employee are being given 3-4 festivals as per norms of the state govt. So you should not cosider this as other wise. This kind of holiday rule was prevailing in my previous company, a manufacturer and largest exporter of refractory.