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Astami (Dashain) in Nepal

Is Astami (Dashain) a Public Holiday?

Astami (Dashain) is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2020, it falls on a Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Astami (Dashain) Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2016–2020.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016SunOct 9Astami (Dashain)Public Holiday
2017ThuSep 28Astami (Dashain)Public Holiday
2018WedOct 17Astami (Dashain)Public Holiday
2019SunOct 6Astami (Dashain)Public Holiday
2020SatOct 24Astami (Dashain)Public Holiday

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