Bhubaneswar: Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a sand sculpture on World AIDS Day at Puri beach of Odisha.
Pattnaik has created 120 red ribbons on the sand by using about 6 tons of sand with some color sand.
Since last 10 years, Sudarsan has been creating sand sculptures on HIV/AIDS awareness in different places of the world.
On this day, people observe solidarity and have a hope for a better future for people worldwide to fight against HIV. The day is celebrated on December 1 when people unite to show their support for people with HIV.
“Puri is a tourist place where lots of tourists came every day. So, I choose this place to aware people about HIV/AIDS. I have tried to set a new record in Limca book of world records by creating hundreds of ribbon on sand,” said Sudarsan.
So far, Padma Sri awardee sand artist sudarsan has participated in more than 50 international sand art championships and festivals around the world and won many prizes for the country.