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Nepalese 2014 Eid-ul-Adha Public Holiday
 
(Posted on Friday, October 3, 2014)

Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu)

The government of Nepal, through its Ministry of Home Affairs, has announced that Monday, October 6, 2014, had been declared as the date of the upcoming annual non-working public holiday across the country on account of the upcoming Bakra Eid/Eid ul Joha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday of Nepal.

In the gazetted list of official non-working public holidays in Nepal for the Nepalese year 2071 (April 2014-April 2015), released earlier this year (13-Apr-2014), the date of the public holiday for the Bakra Eid/Eid ul Joha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holiday was set as Sunday, October 5, 2014. Therefore the aforementioned announcement represents a change, in contrast to what happened last year (14-Oct-2013), but similar to what happened the year before (18-Oct-2012), as well as more recently (01-Oct-2014) in India.

Muslim public holidays were added to the official list of Nepalese public holidays for 2008 (01-Oct-2008), after years of protests by the Muslim minority in Nepal (30-Jun-2007), and maintained for the last 7 years (09-Sep-2010 and 20-Sep-2009).

Note that, after a brief interval in 2000-2001 when a 2-day weekend was tried (13-Jan-2001), Nepal now observes a 1-day weekend on Saturdays.

Related links:

Nepal bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
Worldwide bank holidays and public holidays news updates (October 2014)
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
 2017-08-31: Nepalese 2017 Eid-ul-Adha Public Holiday
 2016-09-10: Nepalese 2016 Eid-ul-Adha Public Holiday
 2015-09-24: Nepalese 2015 Eid-ul-Adha Public Holiday
 2014-10-01: India 2014 Tamil Nadu Public Holidays Amended
 2014-04-13: Nepalese 2071 BS New Year Public Holiday
 2013-10-14: Nepalese 2013 Eid-ul-Adha Public Holiday
 2012-10-18: Nepalese 2012 Eid-ul-Adha Public Holiday
 2010-09-09: Nepal Declares Eid Public Holiday Tomorrow
 2009-09-20: Nepal Announces End of Ramadan Public Holiday
 2008-10-01: Nepal Confirm Official End of Ramadan Public Holiday
 2007-06-30: Nepal Pressured To Declare Muslim Public Holidays
 2001-01-13: Nepal Planning To Cancel Public Holidays


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