Educationist Dr Pokharel passes away
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.