Public Holidays in Nepal for 2014

Here is the list of holidays in Nepal for the year 2014:

1Jan 15, 2014WednesdayMaghe Sankranti
2Jan 30, 2014ThursdayMartyrs’ Day
3Jan 31, 2014FridaySonam Losar
4Feb 4, 2014TuesdaySaraswati Puja (Only in Some Schools)
5Feb 19, 2014WednesdayPrajatantra Diwas
6Feb 27, 2014ThursdayMaha ShivaRatri
7Mar 2, 2014SundayGyalbo Losar
8Mar 8, 2014SaturdayWomen’s Day
9Mar 16, 2014SundayFagu Purnima
10Mar 17, 2014MondayHoli in Terai (Only in Terai Region)
11Mar 30, 2014SundayGhoda Jatra (Only Kathmandu Valley)
12Apr 8, 2014TuesdayRam Nawami
13Apr 14, 2014MondayNepali New Year
14Apr 24, 2014ThursdayLoktantra Diwas
15May 1, 2014ThursdayLabor Day
16May 14, 2014WednesdayBuddha Jayanti
17May 29, 2014ThursdayGanatantra Diwas
18Aug 10, 2014SundayJanai Purnima / Rakshabandhan
19Aug 11, 2014MondayGai Jatra (Only Kathmandu Valley)
20Aug 17, 2014SundayShree Krishna Janmastami
21Aug 28, 2014ThursdayTeej
22Aug 30, 2014SaturdayRishi Panchami (Only for Women)
23Sep 2, 2014TuesdayGaura Parwa
24Sep 8, 2014MondayIndra Jatra (Only Kathmandu Valley)
25Sep 25, 2014ThursdayGhatasthapana
26Oct 1, 2014WednesdayFulpati
27Oct 2, 2014ThursdayMahastami
28Oct 3, 2014FridayMahanawami/Bijaya Dashami
29Oct 4, 2014SaturdayEkadashi
30Oct 5, 2014SundayDuwadashi
31Oct 7, 2014TuesdayKojagrat Purnima
32Oct 23, 2014ThursdayLaxmi Puja
33Oct 24, 2014FridayMha Puja/Govardhan Puja
34Oct 25, 2014SaturdayBhaitika
35Oct 29, 2014WednesdayChhath Parwa
36Nov 6, 2014ThursdayGuru Nanak Jayanti (Only For Sikhs)
37Dec 6, 2014SaturdayYo: Mari Punhi
38Dec 25, 2014ThursdayChristmas
39Dec 30, 2014TuesdayTamu Losar

Interesting Facts and Stats about Holidays in 2014:

  • The total number of Saturdays on 2014 is 52. March, May, August and November all have 5 Saturdays while the rest of the months have 4.
  • The total number of event holidays this year is 39. Out of that only 31 days are holidays all over Nepal. The remaining 7 days are regional holidays or holidays given to people of certain religious beliefs and specific gender.
  • There are four holidays that fall on Saturdays. They are: Women’s Day, Ekadashi (Of Dashain holidays), Bhai Tika and Yo: Mari Punhi.
  • Dashain and Tihar falls on October and it is the month with the most number of holidays in 2014. If you include Saturdays, October 2014 has a total of 11 days which are holidays in Nepal.
  • The week day with the most number of holidays this year is Thursday.
  • June and July have no holiday.

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