Linguist and senior litterateur Bal Krishna Pokharel passed away at the age of 86. Born in Chisapanigadi of Makwanpur district in 1990 BS, Pokharel did his Masters in Linguistics from Kolkata University. He started teaching at Tribhuvan University from 2019 BS. He taught at Linguistics at Morang Campus. He retired from teaching in 2046 BS. Pokharel also worked as a member of the then Royal Nepal Academy from 2036 BS to 2041 BS.