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Sudarsan Pattnaik
ସୁଦର୍ଶନ ପଟ୍ଟନାୟକ
Sudarshan Patnaik Bengaluru Odia Ganesa Puja1.JPG
Born (1977-04-15) 15 April 1977 (age 45)
Puri, Odisha, India
OccupationSand artist
AwardsPadma Shri (2014)[1]
Websitewww.sudarsansand.art
Guinness World Record for world's tallest sand castle at Puri beach Sudarshan Pattanaik[2]
Guinness World Record for world's tallest sand castle at Puri beach Sudarshan Pattanaik[2]

Sudarsan Pattnaik (born 15 April 1977) is an Indian Sand Artist from Puri, Odisha. In 2014, the Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri, India's fourth-highest civilian award, for his sea shore sand arts.[citation needed]

Early life and background

Sudarsan Pattnaik was born in a poor family in Marchikote Lane, Puri district, Odisha, in 1977. In February 2017, he broke the Guinness world record for making the world's largest sand castle, which was located on Puri Beach, Odisha.[3] His record was broken by Skulptura Projects GmbH in Binz, Germany, in June 2019.[4]

International awards and achievements

Awards and achievements

References

  1. ^ "Padma Awards Announced". Press Information Bureau. 25 January 2014. Retrieved 9 June 2022.
  2. ^ Swatman, Rachel (15 February 2017). "Indian artist breaks world record after building 48-foot sandcastle". Guinness World Records. Retrieved 3 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Indian artist breaks world record after building 48-foot sandcastle". Guinness World Records. 15 February 2017. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  4. ^ Mishra, Rashmi (3 September 2017). "Germany Breaks India's Record of World's Tallest Sandcastle". India News, Breaking News | India.com. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  5. ^ "News Update - Sudarsan Pattnaik becomes first Indian to win Italian Sand Art Award". Sarkari Naukri Blog. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Padma Awards Announced". Press Information Bureau, Ministry of Home Affairs. 25 January 2014. Retrieved 26 January 2014.
  7. ^ "Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik wins international sculpting award". News.biharprabha.com. IANS. 28 June 2014. Retrieved 5 May 2020.