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Which neighbouring country does not share a boundary with India?
A. China
C. Sri Lanka

Last updated date: 23rd Apr 2024
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Hint: Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, China, Maldives, Myanmar,Pakistan and Sri Lanka are the neighbouring countries of India.Latitudinally, India is located in the Northern hemisphere, longitudinally it is located in the Southern hemisphere.

Complete answer: The land frontier of India is 15200 km.India is the second largest populated country. The country which does not share the boundary with India is Sri Lanka.The island country Sri Lanka lies in the Indian Ocean. The Palk Strait separates India and Sri Lanka. India and Sri Lanka have diplomatic relations between them. Sri Lanka is known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean.India and Sri Lanka have a relationship of 2,500 years old. They have various religious,cultural and linguistic relationships. The cooperation between the two countries have developed through trade,commerce and education. The recent developmental projects to help the disadvantaged population and internally displaced persons for the people in Sri Lanka has further created a bond of friendship between the two countries.
Looking at the options:
Option A: China shares its borders with India in the North East. Hence this is the incorrect answer.
Option B: Myanmar shares a 1600km border with India. Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur and Nagaland share a border with Myanmar. Hence this is also incorrect.
Option C: Sri Lanka does not share a border with India. The Palk Strait separates the toe nations. Hence this is the correct answer.
Option D: The five states of India that share borders with Nepal are Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh,Bihar, West Bengal, and Sikkim. Hence this is incorrect.

Hence, Option C is the correct answer.

Note: The relations between India and Sri Lanka have been tested by the Sri Lankan civil war and the Indian intervention during this war. In 2019 the negotiation began in order to commence the ferry services between Colombo and Tuticorin and between Talaimannar and Rameshwar was started.