Odisha Sun Times Bureau
New Delhi, July 7:
Odisha’s internationally acclaimed sand sculptor Sudarshan Patnaik was today felicitated by the Union minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan for winning double awards at the prestigious World Cup of Sand Sculpting 2014 in the US.
Sudarsan has a number of national and international awards to his credit and made Odisha and the country proud with worldwide recognition for his creative expressions on sand, the Union Minister said.
Sudarshan has been a great ambassador of Odisha’s art and culture and a representative of Odisha’s cultural identity, he said.