Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik works on his latest sculpture.
Niloufar Saleem, Staff Reporter
Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik who is a Padma awardee and has won over 60 International sand art competitions around the world, is a pride of the country.
Patnaik has made some commendable sand sculptures raising climate awareness, political issues, and even the environment.
He gained lots of praise for his latest work on the US election.
The talented artist from India’s Odisha created a sand sculpture of over 25 feet to mark the victory of US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
He made the sculpture at the Puri beach in Odisha to congratulate the duo on their historic win.
Using 10 tonnes of sand and around 6 hours to complete the sand sculpture, the artist did such a remarkable job.
"We are very happy that the first time a woman of Indian origin was elected as Vice President. I would like to congratulate Kamala Harris," Pattnaik said.
He always tries to give a social message around the world through his sand sculptures.
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