Pokhrel’s final rites performed at Pashupati

Kathmandu, January 9

The final rites of Baburam Pokhrel, former chair of Private and Boarding School Organisation of Nepal, were performed at Pashupati Aryaghat today.

Top leaders of political parties, educationists, students and members of PABSON offered final tributes to Pokhrel at VS Niketan School before the body was taken to Pashupati Aryaghat for cremation.

Nepali Congress senior leader Ramchandra Paudel, CPN-UML senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal and CPN-Maoist Centre’s Narayan Kaji Shrestha, among others, offered final tributes to Pokhrel.  Similarly, former chair of PABSON Umesh Shrestha  and Chair of  Higher Institutions and Secondary School’s Association Nepal Ramesh Kumar Silwal also attended the funeral ceremony. Pokhrel died on Sunday due to heart attack.