Educationist Dr Pokharel passes away

January 7, 2018 13:46 PM Republica


KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Outgoing Member of Parliament and educationist Dr Baburam Pokharel passed away today. He was 67. 

Dr Pokharel, a heart patient, was rushed to the hospital after he fell down in the toilet at around 6:00 this morning. He was however declared dead on arrival at 7:15 at Norvic Hospital Thapathali, according to the hospital sources. 

A former President of Private Boarding School Association of Nepal or PABSON, Dr Pokharel was the founder principal of Vinayak Sudha or VS Niketan School. He was elected a member of the second Constituent Assembly 2013 from then Madhesi Janadhikar Forum (Democratic).

Dr Pokhrel had been under medication after undergoing a heart surgery, PABSON Chair Bijaya Sambahamphe said.(RSS)

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