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PUBLIC HOLIDAYS IN NEPAL FOR 2076 BS (2019-2020 AD)

Public holidays in Nepal 2076 - Nepali new year 2076

Government of Nepal has made the list of Public holidays in Nepal for Nepali calendar 2076 BS (2019-2020 AD). Entire Nepal will have only 15 days of public holiday. This year government reduces public holidays to 84 days including public holidays proposed for particular religion, community and region with Saturday (of 52 days). The government offices would open more days in the year 2076 compared to 2075 BS. However, the government has also decided to grant holidays to specific groups of people during festivals unique to their cultures.

1) Festival Holidays in 2076 BS

  1. Baishakh 1, Sunday: Nepali New Year 2076
  2. Falgun 9, Friday: Maha Shivaratri
  3. Falgun 26, Monday: Fagu Purnima: (58 Districts of Pahadi & Bhitri Madhesh)
  4. Falgun 27, Tuesday: Fagu Purnima (19 Districts of Tarai)

2) Public holidays proposed for particular religion, community and region.

  1. Jestha 4, Saturday: Ubhauli Parva Festival (Chandi Purnima) of Kirat, Rai, Limbu
  2. Bhadra 6, Friday: Gaura Festival
  3. Eid for people following Muslim Religion (Eid al-Fitr)
  4. Kartik 16 Saturday: Chhath Festival
  5. Bakar Eid for people following Muslim Religion
  6. Mangsir 26, Thursday: Udhaulai Festival, Yomari Punhi-Jyapu Diwas, (Mangsir Purnima, Dhanya Purnima) Christmas Day for people following Christian religion
  7. Poush 15, Tuesday: Tamu Lhosar
  8. Magh 1, Wednesday: Maghe Sakranti and Maghi Festival
  9. Magh 11, Saturday: Sonam Lhosar
  10. Falgun 12, Monday: Gyalpo Lhosar (For indigineous people of Himal and Sherpa)
  11. Siruwapawani Festival (for Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Siraha and Saptari)

3. Female Employees only

  1. Bhadra 16, Monday: Haritalika Teej
  2. Ashoj 5, Sudnay: Jitiya Festival:  (for women employee who celebrates Jitiya festival)

4.Education Institutions only

  1. Magh 16, Thursday: Basant Panchami

5. Jatra Holidays (Kathmandu Valley Only)

  1. Sharwan 31, Friday: Gai Jatra
  2. Bhadra 27, Friday: Indrajatra
  3. Chaitra 11, Tuesday: Ghode Jatra
  4. Chaitra Machhandranath Jatra – Bhoto Jatra(Bhoto Dekhaune Jatra)

6. Dashain Holidays

  1. Ashwin 18 Saturday: Fulpati
  2. Ashwin 19 Sunday: Maha Astami
  3. Ashwin 20 Monday: Maha Navami
  4. Ashwin 21 Tuesday: Vijaya Dashami – Dashain Festivals
  5. Ashwin 22 Wednesday: Ekadashi

7. Tihar Holidays

  1. Kartik 10, Sunday: Laxmi Puja
  2. Kartik 11, Monday: Govardhan Puja, Mha Puja
  3. Kartik 12, Tuesday: Bhai TikaNepal Sambat 1140

8. Diwas Holiday: All over Nepal

  1. Baishakh 18, Wednesday: May Day (May 1)
  2. Ashwin 3, Friday: Constitution Day – Rastriya Diwas
  3. Falgun 25 Sunday: International Woman Day (March 8)
  4. Mangsir 17, Tuesday: International Day of Disabled Persons – For People with disabilities (December 3)

9) Saturday’s Holiday (52 days)

  1. Baishakh:    7, 14, 21, 28
  2. Jestha:        4, 11, 18, 25, 32
  3. Ashadh:       7, 14, 21, 28
  4. Sharwan:     4, 11, 18, 25, 32
  5. Bhadra:        7, 14, 21, 28
  6. Ashwin:        4, 11, 18, 25
  7. Kartik:          2,9, 16, 23, 30
  8. Mangsir:       7, 14, 21, 28
  9. Poush:          5, 12, 19, 26
  10. Magh:           4, 11, 18, 25
  11. Falgun:         3, 10, 17, 24
  12. Chaitra:        1, 8, 15, 22, 29

This are the list of Nepal public holidays published by nepal government for the year 2076 B.S i.e 2019/2020 A.D. Happy new year for upcoming year 2076.



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