Nayavarsha(April) is the Nepali calendar Bikram Sambat , Nepali Calendar is approximately 56 years and 8.5 months ahead of the Gregorian calendar. New Year of Nepalese calendar falls in between April. Contrasting to Gregorian months the lengths of Nepali months are not same, and change from year to year varying from 29 days to 32 days. So, Nepali calendar gives you the exact date for 1970 to 2100B.S from both English and Nepali calendar. Though Bikram Sambat Calendar is popularly used in Nepal and India, it is also practiced in Indonesia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Malaysia. Nayavarsha is celebrated widely in the country. The government gives the national holiday.