Palk Strait

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Palk Strait

 (pôk, pôlk)
A waterway between southeast India and northern Sri Lanka. It is known for its reefs and treacherous waters.
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Palk Strait

(pɔːk; pɔːlk)
n
(Placename) a channel between SE India and N Sri Lanka. Width: about 64 km (40 miles)
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If they look across the Palk Straight, then to the west of India, there is right form of inspiration, embedded in the beach of Dandi in Gujarat State, from something that took place in not-so-distant history of the Indian struggle for independence.
Competing interests from across the Palk Straight contribute to this situation.
As long as they run to the big brother across the Palk straight for guidance and direction, they lose their leadership credentials and their standing within their own community and amongst other communities in the country.