Bhubaneswar: On the eve of New Year 2021, international sand artists Sudarsan Pattanik and Manas Sahoo conveyed their best wishes for all through their respective sand arts on the golden beach of world-renowned pilgrim city of Puri.
They have prayed Lord Jagannath for the well being of all the people.
Sudarsan’s sand art depicts Lord Jagannath amid a lotus with Jai Jagannath 2021 inscribed both in Odia and English.
Through his video message he wished all safe and sound, and well protected from the prevalent pandemic Covid-19.
Manas carved his sand art near the Light House on the Golden Beach of Puri. It took him about seven hours to create the sand art and about 5 tonnes of sand was used.
His sand art conveys the message: “Happy New Year” & “Welcome 2021, Wipe Out Pain & Make Us All Happy Again”.