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Nepal Declares Tomorrow Eclipse Public Holiday
 
(Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2010)

Source: The Himalayan Times (Kathmandu)

The Government of Nepal has declared Friday, January 15, 2010, a public holiday on account of that date's expected annular partial solar eclipse.

The date is usually observed as the Maghi Parba / Maghe Sankranti regional public holiday in Western Nepal.

Last summer (21-Jul-2009), the government of Nepal, had declared a public holiday on Wednesday, July 22, 2009, the day of the longest total solar eclipse of the century.

Note that the Nepalese government has already declared Saturday, January 16, 2010, the day after the eclipse, and the first day of the Taak Lhosar (Tiger New Year 2846), as a public holiday (05-Jan-2010).

Related links:

Nepal bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
Worldwide bank holidays and public holidays news updates (January 2010)
Nepal 2019 bank holidays and public holidays (current year)
Nepal 2020 bank holidays and public holidays (next year)
Nepal 2021 bank holidays and public holidays
Nepal 2022 bank holidays and public holidays
Nepal 2023 bank holidays and public holidays
 2016-03-05: Nepal Rules-Out Eclipse Public Holiday
 2010-01-05: Nepal Pressed For 5-day Lhosar Public Holiday
 2009-07-21: Nepal Declares Solar Eclipse Public Holiday


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