Rath Yatra 2021: Sudarsan creates world’s biggest sand chariot

Puri, July 11: Ahead of Rath Yatra 2021, internationally acclaimed sand artist Padma Shri Sudarsan Pattanaik has attempted to create the world’s biggest sand art of 43.2″ ft long and 35ft wide chariot at the Puri beach.

“On the occasion of Ratha Yatra, we have created a 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,” tweeted Sudarsan.

“I will appeal to different organisations to set this as the world’s biggest sand chariot,” Said Sudarsan.

There are many Limca records including a Guinness record in Sudarsan’s name.

“Due to COVID-19, I would like to appeal to all the devotees to stay at home and pray to Lord Jagannath to save us from this pandemic,” said Sudarsan.

Sudarsan has created some sand sculptures of Lord Jagannath in London, America etc.

So far, Padma Shri awardee sand artist Sudarsan has participated in more than 60 international championships and festivals around the world and won many awards for the country.