Padmashree College
The British College
ISMT College

List of Public Holidays in Nepal 2078 (2021-2022)

News 22 Mar 2021 90556 0

List of Public Holidays in Nepal 2078 BS

List of Public Holidays for 2078 (2021-2022) in Nepal:

The Government of Nepal has decided to schedule the following public holidays, festival holidays, and office hours for all government offices from 2078-01-01 (2078 Baishakh 1) to 2078-12-31 (2078 Chaitra 31).

The government has made public the list of public holidays of 2078 years. According to the list Dashain at the 29th of Ashoj and Bhaitika at the 20th Kartik.

Holidays on Calendar (2021-2022= 2078 BS)

April 14 (Baisakh 01) New Year
May 01 (Baisakh 18) International Labour Day (Antarrashtriya Majdoor Diwas)
May 11 (Baisakh 28) Mother's Day
May 26 (Jestha 12) Lord Buddha's Birthday
May 29 (Jestha 15)  Republic Day
August 22 (Bhadra 06) Janai Purnima
August 23 (Bhadra 07) Gai Jatra-Cow Carnival (holiday only in the Kathmandu valley)
September 09 (Bhadra 24) Teej Festival- Holiday for Women
September 19 (Ashwin 03) Constituent Day
October 07-20 (Ashoj 21- Kartik 03)  Dashain Holiday (October 08/10/11/18/19 are not a holiday in government offices)
November 04-06 (Kartik 18-21) Tihar Holiday
November 10 (Kartik 24) Chhath Parva (Holiday only in Terai)
December 19 (Poush 04) Udhauli Parva
December 25 (Poush 10)  Christmas Day, leave only for Christians
January 15, 2022 (Magh 01) Maghe Sakranti, Maghi
February 02, 2022 (Magh19) Sonam Losar
February 06, 2022 (Magh 23) Basanta Panchami (Saraswati Puja)
March 01, 2022 (Falgun 17) Maha-Shivaratri Festival
February 03, 2022 (Falgun 19) Gyalpo Losar
March 08, 2022 (Falgun 24) International Women Day
March 16, 2022 (Chaitra 04) Happy Holi in Hilly Regions
March 17, 2022 (Chaitra 06) Happy Holi in the Terai Regions
April 01, 2022 (Chaitra 18)  Ghode Jatra (leave only in the Kathmandu valley)

The government has decided to add four more public holidays in 2078 BS. The cabinet meeting held on Wednesday decided to give public holidays on Janaipurnima, Dashain Ghatnasthapana, Maghe Sankranti, and Day after Tihar Bhaitika on the proposal of the Home Ministry. The government is preparing to make public the details. Home Ministry spokesperson Chakra Bahadur Budha said that the public holidays have been added for some festivals in 2078 BS and the decision will be published in the Gazette on Monday.

As per the decision of the government, there will be a nationwide holiday on Janaipurnima on 6th Bhadra, Ghatsasthapana on 21st Ashoj, and Maghe Sankranti on 1st Magh. Similarly, Day after Tihar Bhaitika will have a national public holiday. Although various Janajati has demanded a national holiday for their festivals, the previous provision of giving only to the followers of the respective religions has been maintained. A Home Ministry source said that the holiday was decided after discussions with Prime Minister KP Oli.