Sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik has created a sand sculpture of legendary leader Biju Patnaik marking the beginning of his birth centenary celebrations at the Bhubaneswar International Airport today.
The sand art of Biju Patnaik was inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the new domestic terminal of the Bhubaneswar airport.
The sand sculpture of Biju Patnaik would be changed in every fortnight in different themes throughout the year by artist Sudarshan Patnaik.
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In tweets, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tribute to Biju Patnaik, on his birth anniversary. “Biju Babu was a man of the masses & a visionary who devoted his life to serving society. I pay my tributes to him on his birth anniversary,” the Prime Minister tweeted.