Odisha’s sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik has wished everyone on Holi in his inimitable style – with his sand art at Puri beach. The artist is bang on when it comes to delivering social messages through so his craft. He has done it again.
Since Holi is different this time with the pandemic looming large over our heads, Pattnaik’s has captured the new spirit and essence accordingly.
He took to his Twitter account to share a picture of his sand art made on Puri beach. His sand art shows two people, a man and a woman, wearing masks with thalis full of colourful gulal all around them. The message is clear. Play safe.
He has written the message, “Happy Holi,” and “Stay Safe Play Safe,” on the sand art, which has gone viral. Pattnaik shared the image of his Holi artwork on social media with the caption, “#HappyHoli, Let the colors of Holi spread the message of health and happiness. My Sand Art with message ‘Stay Safe, Play Safe’ at Puri beach in Odisha.”
Like most of his posts, this one too caught the attention of netizens. It had over 2.6k likes and lots of comments wishing the artist a very happy Holi within a few hours of being posted.