Nepal Public Holidays National
Here is concise information about public holidays in Nepal. Most national holidays in Nepal are associated with religious festivals. On public holidays, banks and other necessary facilities remain closed. Information about pulic holidays can be very useful for tourists who desire to have their holidays in Nepal. Nepalese society is Hindu in its outlook and thus celebrates most of the Hindu festivals. The major chunk of holidays in Nepal consists of these festivals only. It includes festivals such as Durga Puja, Holi, Dipawali, Shivaratri and Vasant Panchmi among others. Then, there are holidays that are connected to national sentiments such as Unification Day, Martyr's Day and Nepalese New Year. Apart from these, Sunday is the weekly off day. Most of the government and private offices are closed on Sunday. International holidays such as Labor Day and Georgian New Year's Day are also accredited in Nepal. The government has made some changes in the existing provisions of public holidays for the civil servants.A public holiday is a day that the Australian, state or territory governments have declared to be a holiday, such as Australia Day.
There are many festivals and special events in India, but only a few of these are full public holidays. These are: 26 Jan Republic Day, 15 Aug. Independence Day, 2 Oct. Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday. For dates of other holidays and festival please contact Tourist Offices in India.
National & Public Holidays
1 Jan Basanta Panchami.
30 Jan Martyrs' Day.
19 Feb Rashtriya Prajatantra Divas (National Democracy Day).
4 Apr Ghode Jatra (Festival of Horses).
1 Mar Holi.
1 Mar Ram Nawami (Birthday of Lord Ram).
6 Mar Shivaratri (in honour of Lord Shiva).
8 Mar Nepalese Women's Day.
1 Mar Chaite Dashain.
14 Apr Navabarsha (New Year's Day).
2 May Buddha Jayanti (Birthday of Lord Buddha).
1 Aug Rakshya Bandhan (Janai Purnima).
20 Aug Children's Day.
1 Aug Krishna Janmashtami.
1 Sep Fulpati Saptami.
1 Sep Maha Asthami.
1 Sep Maha Nawami.
1 Sep Vijaya Dashami.
1 Oct Laxhmi Puja.
1 Oct Ghatasthapana.
1 Oct Gobardhan Puja.
9 Nov Constitution Day.
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