New Delhi: Commemorating International Women’s Day, girl students of renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik’s institute created a beautiful sand sculpture at Puri beach in Odisha.
Taking to Twitter, Pattnaik gave a shoutout to the women artists for their artwork. “#InternationalWomensDay #IWD My students created SandArt on International woman’s day at puri beach in Odisha. #IWD2022 @unwomenindia,” he wrote.
March 8 is celebrated as International Women’s Day every year. It is a global day commemorating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.
For the unversed, Sudarsan Pattnaik is an Indian Sand Artist from Puri, Odisha. In 2014, the Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award, for his amazing and wonderful seashore sand arts.
first published:March 9, 2022, 9:26 a.m.