Between Which Countries the Palk Strait Lies?
In the year 1914, the Palk strait used to be a railway for regular trains that ran from Madras/Chennai to the destination Dhanushkodi, it was also a ferry to Talaimannar which is based on Mannar Island in Sri Lanka, and then finally a train for Colombo. In the year of 1964, a cyclone occurred and destroyed Dhanushkodi and the whole railway causing severe damage along the shores of Palk Bay and Palk Strait. None of the places, Dhanushkodi and the railway from Talaimannar to Mahawilachchiya did get rebuilt including (the railway from Talaimannar to Mahawilachchiya got rebuilt later).
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