Puri: Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik today created a sculpture on Puri beach on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti on Wednesday.
Pattnaik also shared the sculpture on his Twitter handle and wished the citizens.
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) January 15, 2020
Meanwhile, people across the state thronged to temples to offer prayers and take holy dips. Makar Sankranti is considered the beginning of the New Year in the Hindu calendar.