Puri: International sand artist Manas Kumar Sahoo has created an art piece on the Puri beach wishing the nation on the occasion of 71st Republic Day.

In his sand art  Sahoo shows his patriotism and a message to each Indian that they should be devoted to the nation.
This sand art is of 15 feet in width, and some 15 tonnes of sand is used to make it. It took Sahoo and the students  of his institute nearly seven hours to complete it.

 Sahoo has carved in this sand art the Lal Quila, India Gate and other monuments where the tri color flag is placed, and how the whole country is celebrating the Republic.