A sand sculptor in the Indian city of Puri created a tribute on October 25 to Rishi Sunak after he was appointed the United Kingdom’s first British-Asian and Hindu prime minister.
Pattnaik regularly builds striking artworks on Puri’s beach, and recently created sculptures celebrating India’s national cricket team, the Hindu festival of Diwali, and the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, which was being hosted in India in October and November.
From 2017 to 2021, he held a Guinness World Record for the world’s “tallest sandcastle” after constructing a 48-foot-tall sculpture on Puri beach. The record was broken in Denmark in July 2021, according to Guinness World Records. Credit: Sudarsan Pattnaik via Storyful