Public Holiday of the year 2079
This notice has been published as the Government of Nepal has decided to fix the following public, holiday, and office hours for all government offices and public bodies in a year from 1st Baishak 2079 BS to 31st Chaitra 2079 BS.
1. Yearly Saturday holidays:
(A) Vaishakh - 3,10,17,24,31
(B) Jeth - 7, 14, 21, 28
(C) Asar - 4,11,18,25,32
(D) Shrawan - 7, 14, 21, 28
(E) Bhadra - 4, 11, 18, 25
(F) Asoj - 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
(G) Kartik - 5, 12, 19, 26
(H) Mangsir- 3,10,17,24
(H) Paush - 2,9,16,23,30
(J) Magh - 7, 14, 21, 28
(K) Phagun-6, 13, 20, 27
(L) Chaitra - 4, 11, 18, 25
2.1 Nationwide public holidays:
(A) New Year - Thursday 1st of Vaishakh.
(B) Ubouli festival of Kirant community including Rai, Limbu, Yakkha, Sunuwar, Chandi Purnima (Vaishakhpurnima) - Monday, Jesth 2.
(C) Rakshabandhan - Friday, Shrawan 27
(D) Shrikrishna Janmashtami - Friday, the 3rd of Bhadra
(E) Ghatsthapana - Monday 10th Ashoj.
(F) Chhath Festival - Sunday the 13th of Kartik.
(G) Udhauli festival of Kirant community, Yomri Punhi-Jyapu Day (on Dhanya Purnima) - Thursday, Mansir 22.
(H) Christmas Day (December 25) - Sunday, Paush 10.
(I) Tamu Lhosar - Friday, Paush 15.
(J) Maghi Festival / Maghe Sankranti - Sunday, Magh 1.
(K) Sonam Lhosar - Sunday, Magh 8.
(L) Mahashivaratri - Saturday, Falgun 6.
(E) Gyalpo Lhosar to be celebrated by the Himalayan Indigenous tribes - Tuesday, March 25.
(D) The day of the festival of the followers of Islam, Bakr Eid (Eid ul Azha).
(O) The day of Eid (Eid ul Fitr) of the followers of Islam.
(P) In Phagu Purnima, 56 districts including Himalayan and hilly districts on Monday 22nd March and in Terai districts on Tuesday 23rd March.