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Sudarsan Pattnaik


Puri Rath Yatra 2021: Sudarsan Pattnaik creates 3D sand art of Lord Jagannath

July 12, 2021 10:47 am

"On the occasion of Ratha Yatra, we have created the biggest 3D sand art chariot of Lord Jagannath’s Nandighosa Ratha of 43.2 ft long and 35 ft wide at Puri beach in Odisha. We hope it will be a new record,” the artist shared on Twitter

'The end of an era': Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's tribute to Dilip Kumar

July 07, 2021 7:57 pm

Pattnaik made a sand sculpture of the actor on Puri beach

UNEP praises Sudarsan Pattnaik's sand art on World Environment Day

June 06, 2021 1:41 pm

In a statement, Pattnaik said he created an 8 foot by 13 foot sculpture with seven tonnes of sand

From Naxal-hit Malkangiri to Puri beach, budding sand artist sculpts success story

April 01, 2021 2:31 pm

Born and brought up in a farming family with limited resources to make ends meet, Muka Kabasi's life changed after he joined a sand art school run by renowned artist Sudarsan Pattnaik.

Modi calls for #plastic-free Ganesh visarjan; celebrities urge people to go eco-friendly

September 12, 2019 2:00 pm

While bidding adieu to Lord Ganesha on Ganesh visarjan, which is being celebrated today, celebrities urged people to stay away from polluting the water bodies.

Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma receive a 'wedding gift' from sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik

December 16, 2017 4:34 pm

Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand sculpture as a wedding gift for newly-married couple Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma in the sands of Puri beach, Odisha.

On National Milk Day, Amul and Sudarsan Pattnaik creatively honour Verghese Kurien

November 26, 2017 6:05 pm

Verghese Kurien, who is known as the Father of White Revolution in India for his project Operation Flood, was born on November 26. This is why the day is known as National Milk Day across the country.

Diwali 2017: Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik promotes a cracker-less Diwali and Twitterati were impressed

October 19, 2017 5:19 pm

Sand artist and Padma Shri awardee Sudarsan Pattnaik chose to wish people Diwali in a unique way this year. He posted a series of tweets, showcasing his sand sand sculptures, which had special messages written on them.

Sudarsan Pattnaik creates world's largest sand Santa, breaks his own record yet again

December 26, 2015 7:53 pm

The Santa Claus sand sculpture — 45 feet high and made using 100 tonnes of sand — erected in Puri beach would be Pattnaik's 9th record if it is recognised by Limca Book of Records.

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik pays tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam

July 29, 2015 5:19 pm

Pattnaik recalled that Kalam had invited him for the first time to Rastrapati Bhawan in 2005 when sand art was not well-known in the country and encouraged him a lot.


Sudarsan Pattnaik participates in Sand Sculpting World Cup

June 23, 2014 2:08 pm

The Odisha-based sculptor, was the sole participant from India in the competition.


Sudarsan Pattnaik draws sand sculpture to welcome General Budget

February 29, 2016 6:05 am

Puri (Odisha), Feb 29 (ANI): Renowned artist Sudarsan Pattnaik drew a sand sculpture at the Puri beach of Odisha on the eve of General Budget 2016-17. Patnaik drew a similar sand art earlier to welcome the Rail Budget. The Padma Shri awardee artist, who has won many international and national awards, always tries to give a social message through his sand art.