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List of Public Holidays of Nepal 2080

March 18, 2023
Last updated May 11, 2024
List of Public Holidays of Nepal 2080
KMC Lalitpur

To access the list of public holidays for the year 2081, please click here.

The Government of Nepal has published the list of public holidays for the coming year 2080 BS.

As per the information published in the Nepali Gazette, there are sixteen public holidays in the upcoming year marked for national festivals. Similarly, six days (Kartik 04 - Kartik 09) for Dashain and four days for Tihar (Kartik 26 - Kartik 30) have been announced as national holidays. Officials inside Kathmandu valley will have four extra public holidays to observe Gai JatraIndra JatraBhoto Jatra, and Ghode Jatra. 

Apart from this, Government has decided to give public holiday on the ocassion of Janayudha Diwas as well.

The holidays are listed as follows:

Saturdays (52)

Month Saturdays
Baisakh 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Jestha 6, 13, 20, 27
Ashadh 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Shrawan 6, 16, 20, 27
Bhadra 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Asoj 6, 13, 20, 27
Kartik 4, 11, 18, 25
Mangsir 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Poush 7, 14, 21, 28
Magh 6, 13, 20, 27
Falgun 5, 12, 19, 26
Chaitra 3, 10, 17, 24

Dashain and Tihar Holidays

  1. Dashain: Kartik 4, Saturday to Kartik 9, Thursday
  2. Tihar: Kartik 26, Sunday to Kartik 30, Thursday

Public Holidays on National Festival

  1. New Year: Baishakh 01, Friday
  2. Ubauli Parva: Baishakh 22, Friday (For Kirant Community)
  3. Rakshya Bandhan: Bhadra 14, Thursday
  4. Krishna Janmasthami: Bhadra 20, Wednesday
  5. Ghatasthapana: Ashoj 28, Sunday
  6. Chhath: Mangsir 03, Sunday
  7. Christmas: Poush 09, Monday
  8. Udhauli Parva, Yomari Punhi: Poush 10, Tuesday
  9. Tamu Lhosar: Poush 15, Sunday
  10. Maghi Parva/Maghe Sankranti: Magh 01, Monday
  11. Sonam Lhosar: Magh 27, Saturday
  12. Maha Shivaratri:  Falgun 25, Friday
  13. Gyalpo Lhosar: Falgun 28, Monday
  14. Bakar Eid (Eid Ul Fitr)
  15. Eid (Eid Ul Adha)
  16. Fagu Purnima: Chaitra 11, Sunday (56 districts of hilly region and inner terai) and Chaitra 12, Monday (remaining districts)

Public Holidays on Ethnic Festivals (for respective ethnic communities only)

  1. Gaura Parva: Bhadra 07, Thursday
  2. Gaijatra: Bhadra 14 (for Newars), Thursday
  3. Siruwa Pawani (people who celebrate in Japa, Morang, Sunsari, Siraha, and Saptari)

Women Holidays

  1. Haritalika (Teej): Ashoj 01, Monday
  2. Jitiya Festival: Ashoj 20, Saturday (for women employee who celebrates Jitiya festival)

Education institutions only

  1. Basanta Panchami/Saraswati Puja: Falgun 02, Wednesday

Jatra holidays (Kathmandu Valley Only)

  1. Gai Jatra: Bhadra 14, Thursday
  2. Indra Jatra: Ashoj 11, Thursday
  3. On the day of Bhoto Jatra
  4. Ghode Jatra: Chaitra 26, Monday

Observed holidays

  1. May Day Labour Day (May 1): Baishakh 18, Monday
  2. Republic Day: Jestha 15, Monday
  3. Constitution Day (Rastriya Diwas): Ashoj 03, Wednesday
  4. Janayudha Diwas: Falgun 01, Tuesday
  5. Democracy Day: Falgun 07, Friday
  6. International Women's Day: Falgun 25, Friday

For People with Disabilities Only

International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 03): Mangsir 17, Sunday

Public Holidays on Birth Anniversaries

  1. Buddha Jayanti, Baishakh 22, Friday
  2. Falgunanda Jayanti: Kartik 25, Saturday (Kirants)
  3. Guru Nanak Jayanti: Mangsir 11, Monday (Sikhs)
  4. Prithvi Jayanti: Poush 27, Friday
  5. Prophet Muhammad Birth Anniversary 

Nationally Celebrated but Office Opening Days

  1. Ethnic discrimination and untouchability eradication national Day: Jestha 21, Sunday
  2. Civil Service Day: Bhadra 22, Friday
  3. Martyrs Day: Magh 16, Tuesday

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