No. It is a Paskitiani traditional game that they play
Ive including a picture of the carom board i use, in case you were interest
To reduce friction or to make the surface smooth
to reduce friction
so that their is less friction because of the less friction the carom coins slide
Powder is applied to reduce friction between the surface of the board and the pieces.
Talcom powder is applied to reduce friction.
(carrom board OR carrom palagai) -Since it is a game, same name is used in Tamil.