Updated May 25th, 2024 at 13:22 IST

Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Creates Sculpture With 500-kg Mangoes To Create Awareness On Voting

Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a sculpture using 500 kg of mangoes at Puri beach, with an appeal to voters to vote

Reported by: Navya Dubey
Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates sculpture with 500-kg mangoes | Image:X
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Viral: Polling for six parliamentary constituencies and 42 assembly segments in Odisha are underway in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections.

Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a sand sculpture with mangoes on Puri Beach in Odisha. Through his artwork, he encourages young and first-time voters to vote in large numbers to strengthen our democracy.

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Appreciating the artwork of Pattnaik, Union Minister Anurag Thakur said "Made on Sand, but the impression has been on the minds of every Indian". The Minister further said in his X Post, “As the #MeraPehlaVoteDeshKeliye campaign has reached every corner of the country, filling the first-time voter with an unmatched excitement to be a part of the democratic process, we see a beautiful expression of this campaign engraved on sands.”

Mera Pehla Vote Desh Ke Liye" campaign is also being implemented in various higher educational institutions of the country. The main objective of the initiative is to engage and encourage young voters to come out and vote and to convey the importance of voting for the larger good of the nation. The initiative symbolizes the importance of Elections and the pride of voting in the largest democracy of the world.

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Published May 25th, 2024 at 13:22 IST