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. His political career in civil 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.