Puri: Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik was among the first ones to extend greetings to the nation on the eve of Ganesh Chaturthi.
The artist shared a picture of the Lord along with a message to create awareness regarding protecting our environment. Through his mural, the artist aimed to raise awareness on not to use plastic products.
On the eve of #GaneshChaturthi My SandArt with message #SaveOurEnvironment & #SayNoToSingleUsePlastic at #Puri beach in Odisha with installing 1000 plastic bottles around it for creating awareness. pic.twitter.com/uEiJ5RWN2s
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) September 1, 2019
The magnificent mural, that was created on Puri sea beach, was built with the installation of 1000 plastic bottles around the beautiful sculpture of Lord Ganesha.
Ganesh Chaturthi is a major Hindu festival that marks the birthday of Lord Ganesha, the son of Shiva and Parvati. This year, the auspicious day is being celebrated on September 2. Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi is a Hindu festival celebrating the birth of Ganesha.