CAAK holds festival for alumni associations
02 Feb 2016 - 11:46
Doha: Carmel Polytechnic Alumni won the overall championship in the Confederation of Alumni Associations of Kerala (CAAK) Intercollegiate Fest 2016, scoring 56 points. PSMO College Alumni Qatar (PAAQ) secured the second place with 54 points and Mar Thoma College Alumni, Thiruvalla, stood third with 50 points. The Chief Guest Navas Paleri, a poet and popular singer from Kerala, handed over the Champions Trophy to the winners at the closing ceremony held at Skills Development Center.
‘Kalathilakam’ title was conferred on Shamin Anna Benny of Mar Thoma College Thiruvalla. ‘Yuvaprathipha’ and ‘Balaprathibha’ were awarded to Helen Rachel Reji of Catholicate College and Namitha Chacko of Carmel Polytechnic respectively. More than 150 old students from 19 colleges from Kerala took part in the festival. Competitions were held in 26 events.
Philip, Principal of Bhavan,s Public School, Wakrah. CAAK officials Mohammed Iqbal, Babu Abraham, Biju, Anish, Sam Kuruvila, Mashood Thiruthiyad and others from different alumni gave away the prizes. “Cultural festivals must be viewed as a venue for bringing together all our skills and erstwhile college days,” said Navas Paleri. Mathai Philip, President of CAAK Qatar, inaugurated the function while General Secretary of CAAK Qatar Muhammed Hashir welcomed the gathering. Abdul Asees Chevidikkunnan proposed a vote of thanks.