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The BRICS 2016- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, the five-nation summit, was held in Goa this time. In the midst of the continuous BRICS Summit in Goa , leaders of the nations went by the sand models of landmarks of all the five-part nations made in the entry of a five-star resort that was supposed to be the venue for the meet.

Leaders From across the world appreciated and applauded The Sand Art Of SudarsanPattnaik at BRICS. India’s famous sand craftsman Sudarshan Pattnaik has made the figures of landmarks of each of the five taking an interest countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.The pioneers went through the figures and were really happy.

Sudarshan took it to twitter and said,

“It was a great honour when Prime Minister Narendra Modi explained the importance of all the monuments to the heads of the states. The leaders spent around ten minutes looking at the monuments and also clicked a group photograph,” Pattnaik said when asked.

While Taj Mahal speaks to India in the landmarks, the figures likewise incorporate Great Wall of (China), Saint Basil Cathedral (Russia), Christ the Redeemer (Brazil) and Statue of Nelson Mandela (South Africa).

Patnaik too said the sand models were made more than three days before the BRICS occasion kicked-off.

Sand from all the five different nations has been used in the sculptures. All the respective governments had volunteered to send the sand. Total 45-50 tonnes of sand was used in it,” he said.

He further continued,”It is a great honour that I was given an opportunity to show the creativity during an event of such a massive scale. The message through the sculpture is unity of all the nations,”

Well done Sudarshan, our country needs brimming artists like you. All the very best for your future!!!