Puri, : International sand artist Manas Kumar Sahoo has created a sand sculpture near the lighthouse on the golden sea beach of Puri, on the occasion of “World No Tobacco Day”.
Based on this year’s theme,’Protect the environment’, Manas has beautifully sculpted an image showing the face of a man smoking a cigarette which subsequently swallows him and ends up turning to a skeleton.
The sand sculpture clearly reflects the consequences of smoking and how deadly it can be. Through his sand art, he has tried to create awareness among the people about the consequences of smoking.
He requested all to build a pollution-free environment.
The sand sculpture is 12 feet wide and has consumed about 12 tons of sand. It took Sahoo about seven hours to sculpt this sand art with a beautiful message.