P. M. Aboobacker

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P. M. Abubacker (Poovanitheruvath Maliyekal Abubacker) was one of the Muslim political leaders of Kerala, India. Previously a renowned journalist with the Chandrika newspaper in Kozhikode. It was his affords for KUWJ which caused for pension for journalist. His political career in social service extended almost four decades.

He was a part of Thekkepuram community in Kozhikode. P.M. Aboobacker died on 17 October 1994.

Position held[edit]

  • Minister for Public Works from 25-01-1980 to 20-10-1981;
  • Chairman, Committee on Estimates (1991–94);
  • Vice Chairman, Kerala State Financial Enterprises;
  • Member of the University of Calicut Senate,
  • Member Kerala Khadi Board,
  • Member IUML National Executive
  • Member Kerala State Muslim League High Power Committee;
  • Councillor, Calicut Corporation (1962–74);
  • Deputy Mayor, Calicut Corporation
  • State President, Indian National League
  • Member Of the 3rd, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th Kerala Legislative Assembly (KLA),


  • A Book on Prison Life.