Baishakh

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Baishakh (Nepali: बैशाख) is the first month in the Bikram Samwat calendar, the official Nepali calendar. It marks the beginning of a new year in Nepal. This month lies between the second half of April and the first half of May.

Important Events[edit]

  1. Baishakh 1: New Year (public holiday)
  2. Baishakh 11: Loktantra Diwas

Months in Nepali calendar[edit]

No. Name Nepali Days
1 Baishakh वैशाख 30 / 31
2 Jestha जेठ or ज्येष्ठ 31 / 32
3 Ashadh असार or आषाढ़ 31 / 32
4 Shrawan साउन or श्रावण 31 / 32
5 Bhadra भदौ or भाद्रपद 31 / 32
6 Ashwin असोज or आश्विन 30 / 31
7 Kartik कात्तिक or कार्तिक 29 / 30
8 Mangsir मंसिर or मार्गशीर्ष 29 / 30
9 Poush पुष or पौष 29 / 30
10 Magh माघ 29 / 30
11 Falgun फागुन or फाल्गुन 29 / 30
12 Chaitra चैत or चैत्र 30 / 31

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