Nepal Extends Maghe Sankranti Public Holiday Nationwide
Source:Nepal Mountain News (Kathmandu)
Posted on Monday, January 12, 2009
Late on Sunday, Nepal's Ministry of Culture and State Restructuring announced that this year's Maghe Sankranti public holiday would be observed nationally.
Usually, the observance of the Maghe Sankranti public holiday is limited to Western Nepal. It is not clear, from the aforementioned announcement, if this new nationwide status is permanent, or only for 2009.
Links and References
Below are links to the news stories referred to in the above "Nepal Extends Maghe Sankranti Public Holiday Nationwide" news story, as well as links to subsequents news stories which refer to the present news story.