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Sudarsan Pattnaik's sand art at Puri beach urges citizens to cast their vote

Puri: Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Tuesday created a sand art on Puri sea beach and urged the citizens to cast their votes in the largest festival of Indian Democracy.

As the voting is underway for 3rd Phase polls in the state today, Pattnaik took to his Twitter handle and urged the people to vote and make their vote count for the development of the country.Pattnaik, through his sand art, sculpted an EVM and a hand going ahead to elect with a message 'Go Vote and make your vote count'.The Lok Sabha and Assembly elections will be held simultaneously in Odisha in four phases. 

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