On the auspicious day of Ram Mandir Bhumi Pujan and foundation stone laying ceremony in Ayodhya, Famous Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates replica of Ram Mandir at Puri beach, Odhisa.
It takes over 4 tonnes sand and five hours time to built 5 feet tall sculpture.
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) August 5, 2020
On the starting of construction for Ram Mandir Sudarsan Pattnaik said, “We are very happy that after a long wait, the temple is going to be constructed. It is a historic day for us.”
Sudarsan has represented India in 60 international sand sculpture championships and festivals all around the world and won 27 championship prizes for the country.
He was awarded with Padm Shri in 2014 and also won the Guinness World Record for world’s tallest sand castle at Puri beach.
Ram Mandir Bhumi Pujan is expected to take place at 12.30 PM and the foundation stone will be laid at 12.40 PM.