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Nepalese Ghatasthapana Public Holiday September 29

Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu)
Posted: Friday, September 27, 2019

The spokesperson of Nepal's Gandaki State government, and Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Development, Ram Sharan Basnet, has announced that September 29, 2019, had been declared a non-working public holiday to celebrate Ghatasthapana, the first day of Dashain festival.

Over the years (2015-10-11, 2015-10-10, 2015-10-09, 2012-10-14, 2009-09-25), Ghatasthapana was sometimes declared a nationwide public holiday in Nepal, though not in recent years.

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