FACT ABOUT NEPALI NEW YEAR

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Nepali New Year is the official new year of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, a sovereign country in south Asia. Nepali New Year is local New Year and celebrating particularly in Nepal.

The Nepali New Year is based on Vikram Samvat Calendar and celebrating on starting of New Year (Baisakh 1st). Nepalese used to celebrate New Year with full of happiness and enjoyment. According to Georgian calendar New Year in Nepal falls in mid of April months.

Vikram Samvat or Bikram Sambat shortly abbreviated as BS was named after Hindu king of Ujjain named king Vikramaditya in 57 BC. Vikram takes from the name of Hindu king Vikramaditya and Samvat comes from the Sanskrit word Samvatsaraor which generally means an era of Hindu chronology or “year”.

Baisakh 1st is official New Year of Nepal and this year New Year (2078) is going to celebrate on 14th April according to Georgian calendar. New Year is like festival for Nepalese and they celebrate with their family, friends and relatives making more delicious dish and enjoy with doing a lot of activities.