Kathmandu, March 2
The government announced a public holiday across the country on the occasion of the Gyalpo Lhosar on Thursday.
A cabinet meeting on Monday made the decision, informs the Ministry of Home Affairs in a notice on Wednesday.
Sherpa and some other communities of Nepal celebrate Gyalpo Lhosar as their new year. Different communities have different dates for Lhosar in Nepal.
Of late, the government has been providing public holidays on every Lhosar these days based on ad-hoc decisions.