Mr. Manas Kumar Sahoo Observes International Women’s Day through his Sand Art
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“International Women’s Day” was initially started from 1911 and now it is observed on 8th March every year worldwide. The women constitute about 50% of the world population and its symbolize for tolerance and development of different spheres of social, economic, political and family matters, yet women were not given due regard and respect they deserved. To impress this fact to the people in society the reputed international sand artist Mr. Manas Kumar Sahoo has prepared a sand sculpture on the eve of“International Women’s Day” at the golden sea beach near light house, Puri which is situated at the distance of 65 k.m from Capital of Odisha, Bhubaneswar.
In the sand sculpture he has shown a woman competent enough so her excellence in scientific, economic, political, industrial, adventure, art & music and all others field of life. He is of the view that is the practical life equality for women will lead to development of the society in general. This sand sculpture is the height of 12 feet using 20 tones of sand with continuous labour of 8 hours and with assistance of his student Monalisa Sahoo, Chitta Ranjan Mohanty, Itishree Sahoo.