Puri: Odisha360 photographer Debiprasanna Ganguly captured a few moments of Santa Claus while being rendered into life by the famous sand artist Sudarsan Patnaik. With a declaration of ‘Peace and Prosperity – Health & Happiness for All’, the artist and his group have celebrated the Christmas by creating a mammoth sand edifice on the seashore of Puri.

This was not a solitary instance of Santa visiting Puri on the eve of Christmas. Sand artist Manas Sahoo of India Got Talent fame along with his group have also recreated the popular imagination with sand.