‘Forked (Island)’ -Island/Capital, Lakshadweep
Mal: kavaram, ‘prong(ed)’, ‘branch(ed)’, ‘fork(ed)’, ‘(separated into) channels’.
This is a fairly good description of the island which splits the sea into two channels in the middle. The island (area: 3.93 km2) and its chief town (pop. c.11,500) are the HQ and capital of the Lakshadweep Union Territory.