Puri: To mark the Ashtami celebrations, renowned sand artist Manas Sahoo on Sunday created a sand Durga with a prayer to the all-seeing goddess for peace and prosperity of India.
Sahoo said, “Maa Durga is the destructor of evil and her win had brought forth prosperity for one and all. With this sculpture dedicated to her, I wish that India be eradicated of the menace of terrorism. I pray that she grants health and happiness to all.”
It took Sahoo nearly four hours to create this sculpture at the Light House beach in Puri. Sahoo’s sculpture focuses on everyday agenda’s and mark special occasions.