Nepal Sudur Paschim State Attwari Public Holiday June 27
Source:Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu)
Posted: Saturday, June 26, 2021
Most recent follow-up news item: January 17, 2022
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Law of the Government of the Nepalese State of Sudur Paschim has issued a notice stating that a public holiday has been given throughout the State on Sunday, June 27, 2021, on the occasion of the upcoming Attwari festival of the Tharu community.
The Attwari festival 2021 was declared a public holiday, despite falling on a Sunday in 2021, as, apart for a brief interval in 2000-2001 (2001-01-13), when a two-day weekend was tried, Nepal has observed a one-day weekend on Saturdays, for decades.
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