On the eve of Utkala Dibasa or Odisha Day, International sand artist Mr. Manas Kumar Sahoo creates a sand sculpture on the golden sea beach, Puri, Odisha.
On 1st April 1936, the state of Odisha was formed and to remember the contributions and sacrifices made by the people of Orissa in those old days, Utkal Divas or Odisha Day is celebrated all over the state. Not only in Orissa but Utkal Diwas is celebrated in many cities and towns in India and abroad, where people from Odisha reside. On the eve of Odisha Day, International reputed Sand artist Sri Manas Kumar Sahoo has created a sand sculpture on the golden sea beach, near light house of Puri at the distance of 65 KM from Bhubaneswar the capital of Odisha.
The artist Mr. Sahoo has prepared sand art on Odisha art and culture about 15ft length. In this sculpture Mr. Sahoo has shown different temple and different faces those are celebrating Utkal Dibasa. By preparing this sculpture the artist also wants to give the message “Ame Odia re Ame Odia”.