Report by OD bureau, Puri: Acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik today pays Sandy tribute to Shiv Sena Chief Bal Thackeray through his sand art. Today International sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture of Bal Thackeray with a message “Tribute to Tiger” at Puri beach of India on Sunday. Pattnaik created a shadow effect of tiger’s body behind Bal Thackeray’s portrait as he was called the tiger of Maharashtra.
Pattnaik used 3 tons of sand with some colour sand to create this 5ft of sand sculpture. Students of his sand art school join hand with him to complete this. Today lots of tourist and local people gather at puri beach to tribute this great leader.
Sudarsan has participated in more than 50 International sand sculpture champion ships and festivals and won many prizes for our country.