Sudarsan Pattnaik Creates Huge ‘Sand Turtle’ On World Environment Day
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Puri: Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Tuesday created world’s biggest sand turtle at the Puri sea beach in Odisha on the occasion of World Environment Day aiming to create awareness to curb plastic pollution.
Pattnaik said he has “created the 55 ft long 30 ft wide sand sculpture of turtle by using about 30 tonne of sand with some colour sand.”
Plastic bottles have also been used on the sculpture with message “Beat plastic pollution”, he added.
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) June 5, 2018
This year, India is the host nation for the 43rd edition of the global celebrations of World Environment Day. The theme for the year 2018 is “Beat Plastic Pollution”.