PUBLIC HOLIDAYS IN NEPAL FOR 2077 BS (2020-2021 AD)

Government of Nepal The Ministry of Home Affairs has made the list of Public holidays in Nepal for 2077 Nepali calendar 2077BS (2020-2021 AD). This year 2077 BS will have delayed Dashain and Tihar holidays due to the occurrence of “Malamas”. Malamas is an extra month which occurs once on every 3-4 yeara. This year also the government reduces public holidays as compared to past years including public holidays proposed for particular religion and community. The government offices would open more days in the year 2077 compared to the past years. However, the government has also decided to grant holidays to specific groups of people during festivals unique to their cultures. For Dashain Festivals, there are five days of public holidays from Kartik 7 – 11 (October 23 to 27) starting with Phulpati till Ekadashi, with the Tika day Vijaya Dashami on Kartik 10 ( October 26).

Government public holidays in Nepal for 2077

1. Parba Holidays

  1. Baishakh 1, Monday: Nepali New Year 2077
  2. Falgun 27, Thursday: Maha Shivaratri
  3. Chaitra 15, Sunday: Fagu Purnima: (58 Districts of Pahadi & Bhitri Madhesh)
  4. Chaitra, Monday: Fagu Purnima (19 Districts of Tarai)

2. Holidays for a particular religion & community

  1. Baishakh 25, Thursday: Ubhauli Parva Festival (Chandi Purnima) of Kirat, Rai, Limbu
  2. Jestha 12, Monday: Eid for people following Muslim Religion (Eid al-Fitr)
  3. Bhadra 10, Wednesday: Gaura Festival
  4. Mangsir 5 Friday: Chhath Festival
  5. Bakar Eid for people following Muslim Religion
  6. Push 15, Thursday: Udhaulai Festival, Yomari Punhi-Jyapu Diwas, (Mangsir Purnima, Dhanya Purnima), Tamu Lhosar
  7. Poush 10 Friday: Christmas Day for people following the Christian religion
  8. Magh 1, Wednesday: Maghe Sakranti and Maghi Festival
  9. Magh 30, Friday: Sonam Lhosar
  10. Chaitra 1 Sunday: Gyalpo Lhosar (For indigenous people of Himal and Sherpa)
  11. Siruwapawani Festival (for Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Siraha and Saptari)

3. Public Holiday for Female Employees only

  1. Bhadra 5, Friday: Haritalika Teej
  2. Bhadra 25 Thursday: Jitiya Festival:  (for women employee who celebrates Jitiya festival)

4. Public Holiday Education Institutions only

  1. Falgun 4 Tuesday: Basant Panchami

5. Jatra Holidays (Kathmandu Valley Only)

  1. Sharwan 20 Tuesday: Gai Jatra
  2. Bhadra 16, Tuesday: Indrajatra
  3. Chaitra 29, Sunday: Ghode Jatra
  4. Chaitra Machhandranath Jatra – Bhoto Jatra(Bhoto Dekhaune Jatra)

6. Dashain Holidays

  1. Kartik 7 Friday: Fulpati
  2. Kartik 8 Saturday: Maha Astami
  3. Kartik 9 Sunday: Maha Navami
  4. Kartik 10 Monday: Vijaya Dashami – Dashain Festivals
  5. Kartik 11 Tuesday: Ekadashi

7. Tihar Holidays

  1. Kartik 29, Saturday: Laxmi Puja
  2. Kartik 30, Sunday: Govardhan Puja, Mha Puja
  3. Mangsir 1, Monday: Bhai TikaNepal Sambat 1141

8. Diwas Holiday: All over Nepal

  1. Baishakh 19, Friday: May Day (May 1)
  2. Ashwin 3, Saturday: Constitution Day – Rashtriya Diwas
  3. Falgun 24 Sunday: International Woman Day (March 8)
  4. Mangsir 18, Wednesday: International Day of Disabled Persons – For People with disabilities (December 3)

9. Janma Jayanti Diwas

  1. Baishakh 25, Thursday: Buddha Jayanti
  2. Kartik 25, Tuesday: Falgunanda Jayanti (Kirat)
  3. Mangsir 15, Monday: Guru Nanak Jayanti

10. National celebration holiday with no office closer

  1. Jestha 15, Thursday: Democracy day
  2. Jestha 21, Wednesday: Jateya bhedbjab tatha chuwachut unmulan diwas
  3. Bhadra 22, Monday: Nijamati Sewa Diwas
  4. Push 27, Monday: Rashtriya akata diwas
  5. Mach 16, Friday Sahid diwas
  6. Falgun 7, Friday: Rashtriya Prajatantra Diwas

11. Saturday’s Holiday (52 days)

  1. Baishakh:    6,13,20,27
  2. Jestha:        3,10,17,24,31
  3. Ashadh:       6,13,20,27
  4. Sharwan:     3,10,17,24,31
  5. Bhadra:        6,13,20,27
  6. Ashwin:        3,10,17,24
  7. Kartik:          1,8,15,22,29
  8. Mangsir:       6,13,20,27
  9. Poush:          4,11,18,25
  10. Magh:           3,10,17,24
  11. Falgun:         1,8,15,22,29
  12. Chaitra:        7,14,21,28

This is the list of Nepal public holidays for 2077 BS (2020AD/2021AD) published by Nepal government.

Holidays published on Rajpatra by Nepal Government


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