Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Oct 6:
Award winning sculptors from Odisha–Anil Maharana and Sushil Maharana—are claiming to have created Asia’s second oil lamp pillar.
The residents of old Bhubaneswar and Presidential national award winning sculptors have created a huge tall outdoor lamp stand in Nasik, Maharashtra made of black granite stone, the pillar is 35 feet tall and 11 feet broad and is second tallest in Asia, claim the brothers.
Created within just 90 days, this lamp stupa is a feat to be feasted by the eye. The clean lines and clear cut outlines make the lamp stand pillar stand out regally. They have received honours for this achievement.
The duo have gotten praise for their earlier creations, in New Delhi’s Markand Mandap they had created 108 foot tall, 15 foot broad granite statue of Ma Sherawali, and near Chhatrapur temple, in Adia Katyayini Pitha they created a 18.18 foot broad and 16 foot long Sesh Nag statue, both have been highly appreciated and won them praises.