List of Public Holidays in Nepal 2079

Find the list of Public Holidays in Nepal 2079 For all Government Offices and Public Bodies throughout the Year 2079 B.S. Detailed List of Government Holidays in Nepal 2079.

Nepal Government has given public holiday on Saturday & Sunday on the month of Jestha, 2079 as a trial phase. During which the Office time was shifted to 9.30 AM to 5:30 PM. But later it was rejected.

notice regarding public holiday in Nepal
Notice regarding public holidays

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Public Holiday in Nepal 2079

Information From Government of Nepal, Ministry of Home Affairs regarding public holidays in Nepal 2079.

The government of Nepal has published the decision regarding Public Holidays For all Government Offices and Public Bodies throughout the Year 2079 B.S in Nepal.

The following are all the public, festive and other holidays.

List of Public Holidays in Nepal 2079 B.S

list of public holidays in nepal 2079
List of Government Holidays in Nepal 2079
list of public holidays in nepal 2079
List of Government Holidays in Nepal 2079
list of public holidays in nepal 2079
List of Government Holidays in Nepal 2079
list of public holidays in nepal 2079
List of Government Holidays in Nepal 2079
list of public holidays in nepal 2079
List of Government Holidays in Nepal 2079
list of public holidays in nepal 2079
List of Government Holidays in Nepal 2079

Holiday on Saturdays throughout the Year

There is a total of 52 Saturdays in the Year 2079 B.S in Nepal.

MonthDate
Baisakh3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Jestha7, 14, 21, 28
Ashad4, 11, 18, 25, 32
Shrawan7, 14, 21, 28
Bhadra4, 11, 18, 25
Ashwin1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Kartik5, 12, 19, 26
Mangshir3, 10, 17, 24
Poush2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Magh7, 14, 21, 28
Falgun6, 13, 20, 27
Chaitra4, 11, 18, 25
List of Public Holidays on Saturdays of the Year 2079

List of Festive Holidays in Nepal 2079

Festivals in which there are Public Holidays throughout the country.

  1. New Year – 1st of Baisakh 2079 on Thursday.
  2. Rai, Limbu, Yakhya, Sunuwar, Kirat Community Festival Chandi Purnima – 2nd of Jestha 2079 on Monday.
  3. Janai Purnima | Rakshabandhan – 27th of Shrawan 2079 on Friday.
  4. Shree Krishna Janmasthami – 3rd of Bhadra 2079 on Friday.
  5. Ghatasthapana – 10th of Ashoj 2079 on Monday.
  6. Chhath Festival – 13th of Kartik 2079 on Sunday.
  7. Krant Community’s Udhauli Festival, Yomari Punhi-Jyapu Day also known as Dhanya Purnima – 22nd of Mangshir 2079 on Thursday.
  8. Christmas Day – 10th of Poush 2079, Sunday.
  9. Tamu Losar – 15th of Poush 2079, on Friday.
  10. Maghi Festival / Maghe Sakranti – 1st of Magh 2079, on Sunday.
  11. Sonam Losar – 8th of Magh 2079, on Sunday.
  12. Maha Shivaratri – 6th of Falgun 2079, on Saturday.
  13. Gyalpo Losar – 9th of Falgun 2079, on Tuesday
  14. Bakrid (Eid al-Adha)
  15. Eid (Eid al-Fitr)
  16. Holi (Mountain & Hilly) – 22nd of Falgun, 2079
  17. Holi (Terai) – 23rd of Falgun, 2079
  1. Gaijatra – 27th of Shrawan 2079, Friday (Nation Wide Holiday only for Newar Community)
  2. Gaura Parva – 18th of Bhadra 2079, on Saturday
  3. Mohammed Jayanti
  4. Siruwa Pawani – Holidays for people celebrationg this Festival in district, Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Siraha, Saptari.

Holidays For Female Employees Only

  1. Teej (Haritalika) Fast – 14th of Bhadra 2079, on Tuesday
  2. Jitiya Festival – 2nd of Ashoj 2079, on Sunday

Holidays for Educational Institutions Only

Basanta Panchami – 12th of Magh 2079, on Thursday.

Jatra Holidays ( Kathmandu Valley only)

  1. Gaijatra – 27th Shrawan 2079, on Friday.
  2. Indra Jatra – 24th of Bhadra 2079, on Friday.
  3. Matsyendranath Jatra
  4. Ghode Jatra – 7th of Chaitra 2079, on Monday.

Dashain Holiday

Dashain Holiday in the Year 2079 is given from Ashoj 16, 2079 to Ashoj 21, 2079.

Tihar Holidays

Tihar Holidays is provided from Kartik 7, 2079 to Kartik 11, 2079.

  1. Laxmi Puja – 7th of Kartik, 2079 on Monday.
  2. Gai Tihar – 8th of Kartik, 2079 on Tuesday.
  3. Mha Puja, Govardhan Puja – 9th of Kartik, 2079 on Wednesday.
  4. Bhai tika / Kija Puja – 10th of Kartik, 2079 on Thursday

Day’s Holidays

Nationwide Holidays for all people on Various Days.

  1. International Workers Day – 1st May or 18th of Baisakh, 2079 on Sunday.
  2. Republic Day – 15th of Jestha, 2079 on Sunday.
  3. Constitution Day – 3rd of Ashoj, 2079 on Monday.
  4. National Democracy Day – 7th of Falgun, 2079 on Sunday.
  5. International Women’s Day – 8th March or 24th of Falgun, 2079 on Wednesday.

Holidays for Employees with Disabilities only

International Day of Persons with Disabilities (Holidays for All Employees with disabilities within Nepal) – 3rd December or 17th of Mangshir, 2079 on Saturday.

Holidays on Jayanti’s

Nationwide Holidays for all on the following days.

  • Buddha Jayanti – 2nd of Jestha, 2079 on Monday.

Holidays only for the followers of the respective religion:

  1. Falgunand Jayanti – 25th of Kartik, 2079 on Friday (Kirant Community).
  2. Guru Nanak Jayanti – 22nd of Kartik, 2079 on Tuesday (Nepal Sikh Community).

Nationally Celebrated Day but Public Offices Remains Open

  1. National Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and Untouchability – 21st of Jestha, 2079 on Saturday.
  2. Civil Service Day – 22nd of Bhadra, 2079 on Wednesday.
  3. National Unity Day – 27th of Poush, 2079 on Wednesday.
  4. Martyr’s Day – 16th of Magh, 2079 on Monday.

Conclusion:

Nepal Government has decided to give Nationwide Public Holiday for 31 days in 2079 B.S. with some changes as follows:

  • Nationwide Public Holiday during Christmas.
  • Dashain Holidays have been extended to 7 days from 6 days.
  • 5 days Nationwide Holidays for Tihar.
  • Nationwide Public Holiday during Udhauli, Ubhauli, Tamu Lhosar, Sonam Lhosar, Gyalpo Lhosar, and Shree Krishna Janmashtami.
  • Nationwide Public Holiday during Eid -Ul-Fitr & Eid -Al-Adha.
  • There will be Holiday for two different days during Holi for 21 districts in Terai and 56 districts in Hilly regions respectively.
list of public holidays in nepal 2079
List of Public Holidays in Nepal 2079

FAQ

How many government holidays are there in Nepal?

Nepal Government has decided to give Nationwide Public Holiday for a total of 31 days in the Year 2079 B.S.

Is Christmas a public holiday in Nepal?

Christmas is a Public Holiday in Nepal.

Is Janai Purnima a public holiday?

Janai Purnima is a public holiday on the 27th of Shrawan 2079 on Friday.

What is the biggest holiday in Nepal?

The longest consecutive public holiday in Nepal is during Vijaya Dashami (Nepali:बडादशैँ). At this festival, holidays fall consecutively for 7 Days.

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  1. Please ask government to charge the company which doesn’t have holidays even during public holidays.

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