14 January 2019
Puri: Sculpting a beautiful sand art depicting the kite-flying festival of ‘Makar Sankranti’, world renowned artist Sudarsan Pattnaik conveyed his warm wishes to all on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti.
“My Warm wishes to all on this auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti, The Harvesting festival of India. Happy Makar Sankranti! #HappyMakarSankranti,” he wrote while sharing his sand art on social media.
Meanwhile, people across the state thronged to temples to offer prayers and take holy dips. Makar Sankranti is considered the beginning of the New Year in the Hindu calendar.