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Nepalese Constitution Day Public Holiday September 20

Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu)
Posted: Saturday, September 14, 2019


Nepal's government has announced that Friday, September 20, 2019, had been declared a non-working public holiday to celebrate the fourth anniversary of the promulgation of the constitution of a Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.

Four years ago (2015-07-17), the Cabinet of the Government of Nepal had declared 2 non-working public holidays in Nepal on Monday and Tuesday, July 20 and 21, 2015, to ensure maximum number of participation in the public feedback on the preliminary draft of the new constitution, and after it passed (2015-09-16), Nepal's government, as per a Cabinet decision, declared Sunday and Monday, September 20 and 21, 2015, as non-working public holidays in Nepal to celebrate the passage of Nepal's new constitution.

The year after (2016-09-18), Nepal's government declared Monday, September 19, 2016, as a non-working public holiday to celebrate the first anniversary of the promulgation of the constitution of a Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.

The aforementioned announcement that Friday, September 20, 2019, had been declared a non-working public holiday to celebrate the fourth anniversary of the promulgation of the constitution of a Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is in line with the gazetted list of official announcement (2019-03-15) for the Nepalese year B.S. 2076 (April 2019-April 2020), contrary to what happened some years (2015-09-25, 2013-09-16, and 2011-09-08), though not all (2016-09-12).



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