Pattnaik, who was invited by the High Commission of India in Colombo to participate in the 14th International Vesak Day Celebrations organized by Government of Sri Lanka, has created the 40-foot long reclining Buddha statue near the Parliament.
The artist invited the public to come and view his creation in the Diyawanna Vesak Zone.
The internationally acclaimed artist has recently won the jury prize gold medal at the 10th Moscow Sand Art Championship 2017.
Diyawanna Vesak Zone will be open for public from today until the 14th at the Diyatha Park, near the Parliament complex, Japan Friendship Road and the Diyawanna Oya.
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