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Odisha artist Manas Sahoo pays sandy tribute to Kalam

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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Puri, Jul 28:

Internationally acclaimed sand artist Manas Kumar Sahoo today created a sand sculpture to pay tribute to former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who died following a cardiac arrest in Meghalaya yesterday while delivering a lecture at IIM-Shillong, near light house on Odisha’s Puri beach.

Sand artist Manas Kumar Sahoo created a sand sculpture to pay tribute to former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam on the Puri beach on Tuesday
Sand artist Manas Kumar Sahoo created a sand sculpture to pay tribute to former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam on the Puri beach on Tuesday

The sand artist created a sand sculpture to pay tribute to the Missile Man of India. The five-foot high sand sculpture was constructed with six tons of sand and continuous labour for 6 hours.

The sculpture carried the message “Tribute to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam”.

“He was a great personality. We have lost the people’s President and a true patriot. He will continue to be an inspiration for the coming generations,” Sahoo said.

Sahoo along with several people paid rich tributes to the departed soul.