Kala(Art) Kuwait has been arranged grand farewell to its senior member Mr. Aboobaker, the ex-
president of Kala (Art) Kuwait and one of the advisory member, who is leaving on completion of 34
years of his life in the land of Kuwait.
The event was held on Thursday, 23 rd February 2017 at 7 pm at Indian Community Hall, Abbasiya.
Eminent personalities from various Art & Cultural organizations in Kuwait were present. The function
was chaired by the Kala (Art) Kuwait President, Mr. Samkuty Thomas and Joint Secretary Mr.
Sivakumar welcomed the Audience. In his Presidential speech, Mr. Samkurtty said that, 34 years of
Mr. Aboobaker’s unprecedented social service has made him very popular human being among the
Keralite Communities in Kuwait, which we considered as a respect to him.
In his speech, Adv. John Thomas has pointed out about most of the areas where Mr. Aboobaker’s as
an individual has become successful because of his humbleness and simplicity, followed by Mr.
Afzaal Khan, K.P. Balakrishnan, E Karunakaran, Chacko Georgekutty, C Bhaskaran, Rajagopal
Idavalath, Hameed Keloth, Iqbala Kuttamangalam, Raju Sakhariya, Mukesh V.P, Babuji Batheri,
Johny Kunnil, Hamsa Payyannur, Raghunathan Nair, Jaison Joseph, Basheer Batha, Checil
Ramapuram, Vinod Valiparampil, Sunny Mannarcad, Anil P. Alex, Muhammed Riyaz, Ramakrishnan,
K V Mujeeb, A M Hassan, Binu, Sukumaran, K Hassan Koya, Shammy John and Vani Santhosh.
Kala (Art) Kuwait General Secretary Sunil Kumar, Treasurer Johny Kalamachal, Programme
Convener Sameer Vellayil, Central committee member Thasleena Najeem were present on the dais
and Babu Chackola, K G Prabhakaran, T K Narayanan, John Arts, Sasikrishnan, Haneef, Shereef
Thamarassery, and Shahul Bapur were also present among the audience. Ragesh P D addressed
the vote of thanks and Aneecha Shyjith has performed the compeering. Rathidas, Santhosh,
Bharathan, Suresh K V, Ashraf Vithura, Sajeesh Joseph, A Mohanan, Vishnu Raj, Aneesh Varghese
and Vibin Kalabhavan were among the programme organizers.
A documentary demonstrating the real life of Mr. Aboobaker was displayed during the function and
the show was ended with an exciting Orchestra presented by Biju Thikkodi, Rafi, Namitha, Sneha &