2080 Public Holidays In Nepal list [Updated 2024]

2080 Public Holidays In Nepal
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2080 Public Holidays In Nepal: This article is all about the Public Holidays in Nepal according to the Nepali government given by the government. Similarly, the Ministry of Home Affairs the public holidays in Nepal for the Nepali Calander year and Published the Same in the Nepali Gazette.

Additionally, the Nepali calendar starts n Baisakh 1 and Ends on the very last day of the Last month Chaitra. If you convert the Nepali Calender to the English Calander (A.D) the first month of Baisakh is April/ May and the last month of Chaitra is March/April

As referred to the Nepali Gazette there are altogether 16 Public Holiday in the year 2080 for national Festivals.

Public Holidays in Nepal

The following is the summary of public holidays in Nepal including weekly holidays, festivals, and special celebrations and days off.

SN Month Saturdays Festival Days
1 Baishakh 2,9,16,23,30 1,22
2 Jestha 6,13,20,27
3 Ashadh 2,9,16,23,30
4 Shrawan 6,13,20,27
5 Bhadra 2,9,16,23,30 14
6 Ashwin 6,13,20,27 28
7 Kartik 4,11,18,25 5,6,7,8,9,26,27,28,29,30
8 Mangsir 2,9,16,23,30 3
9 Paush 7,14,21,28 9,10
10 Magh 6,13,20,27 1
11 Falgun 5,12,19,26 1,25,26
12 Chaitra 3,10,17,24

In Nepal,  Saturday is considered as the last day of the week. However the tradition of giving saturday as a weekly holiday started by Bhim Sumsher.

Similarly, here are the complete details of the holiday.

Holidays in Baishakh [2080 Public Holidays In Nepal]

Day (Gate) of Holidays in Baishakh Public Holiday Type
Baishakh 1, Friday Festival (Nepali New Year,
Biska Jatra)
Baishakh 2, Saturday Weekly
Baishakh 9, Saturday Weekly
Baishakh 16, Saturday Weekly
Baishakh 18, Monday Special celebration day off (International Labour Day)
Baishakh 22, Friday Festival (Birth date of Gautam Buddha,
Buddha / Chandi Purnima,
Uvauli Parva)
Baishakh 23, Saturday Weekly
Baishakh 30, Saturday Weekly
Total Holidays: 8 5 Saturdays, 2 Festivals, and 1 Special day off
All Public Holidays in Baisakh

Holidays in Jestha [2080 Public Holidays In Nepal]

Day of Public Holidays in Jestha Public Holiday Type
Jestha 6, Saturday Weekly
Jestha 13, Saturday Weekly
Jestha 15, Monday Special celebration day off (Republic Day-Ganatantra Day)
Jestha 20, Saturday Weekly
Jestha 27, Saturday Weekly
Total Holidays: 5 4 Saturdays, and 1 Special day off
All Public Holidays in Jestha

Holidays in Ashadh [2080 Public Holidays In Nepal]

Day of Public Holidays in Ashadh Public Holiday Type
Ashadh 2, Saturday Weekly
Ashadh 9, Saturday Weekly
Ashadh 16, Saturday Weekly
Ashadh 23, Saturday Weekly
Ashadh 30, Saturday Weekly
Total Holidays: 5 5 Saturdays
All Public Holidays in Ashadh

Holidays in Shrawan [2080 Public Holidays In Nepal]

Day of Public Holidays in Shrawan Public Holiday Type
Shrawan 6, Saturday Weekly
Shrawan 13, Saturday Weekly
Shrawan 20, Saturday Weekly
Shrawan 27, Saturday Weekly
Total Holidays: 4 4 Saturdays
All Public Holidays in Shrawan

Holidays in Bhadra [2080 Public Holidays In Nepal]

Day of Public Holidays in Bhadra Public Holiday Type
Bhadra 2, Saturday Weekly
Bhadra 7, Thursday Festival
(For related regions only)- Gaura Prava Festival
Bhadra 9, Saturday Weekly
Bhadra 14, Thursday Festival (Janai Purnima, Raksha Bandhan, and Gaijatra)
Bhadra 16, Saturday Weekly
Bhadra 20, Wednesday Festival (Gaura Parva holiday is applicable for Sudurpaschim Province and a few parts of Karnali Province)
Bhadra 23, Saturday Weekly
Bhadra 30, Saturday Weekly
Total Holidays: 8 5 Saturdays, and 3 Festivals (Gaura Parva holiday is applicable for Sudurpaschim) (Province and a few parts of Karnali Province as specified)
All Public Holidays in Bhadra

Holidays in Ashwin [2080 Public Holidays In Nepal]

Day of Public Holidays in Ashwin Public Holiday Type
Ashwin 1, Monday Festival (Only for females) Haritalika Teej
Ashwin 3, Wednesday Special celebration day off (Constitution day)
Ashwin 6, Saturday Weekly
Ashwin 11, Thursday Indra Jatra (Only for Kathmandu Valley)
Ashwin 13, Saturday Weekly
Ashwin 20, Saturday Weekly
Ashwin 27, Saturday Weekly
Ashwin 28, Sunday Festival (Ghatasthapana)
Total Holidays: 8 4 Saturdays, 3 Festivals, and 1 Special day off (Indra Jatra public holiday is applicable only for Kathmandu Valley)
All Public Holidays in Ashwin

Holidays in Kartik [2080 Public Holidays In Nepal]

Day of Public Holidays in Kartik Public Holiday Type
Kartik 4, Saturday Festival and Saturday (Dashain Fulpati)
Kartik 5, Sunday Festival (Maha Asthami)
Kartik 6, Monday Festival (Maha Navami)
Kartik 7, Tuesday Festival (Vijaya Dashami / Bada Dashain)
Kartik 8, Wednesday Festival (Dashain Bida)
Kartik 9, Thursday Festival (Dashain Bida)
Kartik 11, Saturday Weekly
Kartik 18, Saturday Weekly
Kartik 25, Saturday Weekly (Falgunanda Jayanti)
Kartik 26, Sunday Festival (Kukur Tihar and Laxmi Puja)
Kartik 27, Monday Festival (Tihar Bida (Gai Puja)
Kartik 28, Tuesday Festival (Govardhan Puja, Nepal Sambat)
Kartik 29, Wednesday Festival (Bhai Teeka)
Kartik 30, Thursday Festival (Tihar Bida)
Total Holidays: 14 4 Saturdays, and 10 Festivals (Dashain Bida: Kartik 5 – 9
Tihar Bida: Kartik 26 – 30)
All Public Holidays in Kartik

Holidays in Mangsi [2080 Public Holidays In Nepal]

Day of Public Holidays in Mangsir Public Holiday Type
Mangsir 2, Saturday Weekly
Mangsir 3, Sunday Festival (Chhath Parva)
Mangsir 9, Saturday Weekly
Mangsir 11, Monday Festival (Only for Sikha Religion)- Guru Nanak Jayanti
Mangsir 16, Saturday Weekly
Mangsir 17, Sunday Special day off (Only for specially-abled or disabled employees) – International Day of Disabled Persons
Mangsir 23, Saturday Weekly
Mangsir 30, Saturday Weekly
Total Holidays: 8 5 Saturdays, 2 Festivals, and 1 Special day off (Mangsir 11 and Mangsir 17 are not applicable to all)
All Public Holidays in Mangsir

Holidays in Paush [2080 Public Holidays In Nepal]

Day of Public Holidays in Paush Public Holiday Type
Paush 7, Saturday Weekly
Paush 9, Monday Festival (Christmas Day)
Paush 10, Tuesday Festival (Udhauli Purnima, Yomari Punhi)
Paush 14, Saturday Weekly
Paush 15, Sunday Festival (Tamu Lhosar)
Paush 21, Saturday Weekly
Paush 27, Friday Special day off -National Unity Day (Prithvi Jayanti)
Paush 28, Saturday Weekly
Total Holidays: 8 4 Saturdays, 3 Festivals, and 1 Special day off
All Public Holidays in Paush

Holidays in Magh [2080 Public Holidays In Nepal]

Day of Public Holidays in Magh Public Holiday Type
Magh 1, Monday Festival (Maghe/ Makar Sankranti)
Magh 6, Saturday Weekly
Magh 13, Saturday Weekly
Magh 20, Saturday Weekly
Magh 27, Saturday Weekly and Festival- Sonam Lhosar (Overlapped with Saturday off)
Total Holidays: 5 4 Saturdays, and 2 Festivals
All Public Holidays in Magh

Holidays in Falgun [2080 Public Holidays In Nepal]

Day of Public Holidays in Falgun Public Holiday Type
Falgun 1, Tuesday Special day off (National Janayuddha day)
Falgun 2, Wednesday Festival (Only for Educational Institutions)-Basanta Panchami, Saraswati Puja
Falgun 5, Saturday Weekly
Falgun 7, Monday Special day off (Prajatantra Day)
Falgun 12, Saturday Weekly
Falgun 19, Saturday Weekly
Falgun 25, Friday Festival, Special Day Off – Maha Shivaratri, International Women’s Day
Falgun 26, Saturday Festival (Gyalpo Lhosar)
Falgun 28, Saturday Weekly
Total Holidays: 9 4 Saturdays, 3 Festivals, and 3 special days off
All Public Holidays in Falgun

 Holidays in Chaitra [2080 Public Holidays In Nepal]

Day of Public Holidays in Chaitra Public Holiday Type
Chaitra 3, Saturday Weekly
Chaitra 10, Saturday Weekly
Falgun 11, Sunday Festival – Holi (Hilly and Mountain Regions))
Falgun 12, Monday Festival -Holi (Terai Region)
Chaitra 17, Saturday Weekly
Chaitra 24, Saturday Weekly
Chaitra 26, Monday Festival (Only for Kathmandu Valley) -Ghode Jatra inside Kathmandu Valley
Total Holidays: 7 4 Saturdays, 3 Festivals, and 2 special days off
All Public Holidays in Chaitra

Conclusion

This year (2080), the Government of Nepal has given 78 public holidays including 52 Saturdays and 88 days as public holidays for some groups and regions.

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