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Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik attacked by thief, hospitalised in Puri

Pattnaik is the brand ambassador of the five-day long International Sand Art Festival

ANI  |  Puri 

Sand sculptor Sudarshan Patnaik making memorial for paying tribute to Mumbai terror attack 2008 victims
Sand sculptor Sudarshan Patnaik making memorial for paying tribute to Mumbai terror attack 2008 victims

International sand artist has been hospitalised after he suffered injuries following an attack on him during the Festival in

Pattnaik was attacked by an unidentified person.

The artist has been admitted in the district hospital.

According to reports, the accused had attempted to snatch Pattnaik's wrist watch at the festival.

Pattnaik is the brand ambassador of the five-day long International Festival, which has been organised by the government's tourism department.

The festival is taking place near Sun Temple in

First Published: Mon, December 04 2017. 10:42 IST
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