Puri: Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created the smallest sand art on the occasion of Rath Yatra festival in Puri of Odisha on Monday.
The Padma Shri Awardee sand artist created a miniatured sand chariot of 6.2 inches on the beach of sea in Puri.
Apart from creating the smallest sand chariot, Pattnaik also created a sand art of Lord Jagannath chariot. This is 43.2ft long and 35ft wide 3D Sand Chariot.
On the auspicious occasion of #RathYatra2021. I have created two different SandArt of lord Jagannath chariot. One is 43.2ft long and 35ft wide 3D Sand Chariot and another one is a miniatured sand chariot of 6.2 inches. Jai Jagannath 🙏#RathaJatra21 pic.twitter.com/Hdqs5VlT5l
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) July 12, 2021
It is to be noted here that the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings is being held without the participation of devotees in view of the ongoing COVID pandemic.