Sudarsan Pattnaik’s Diwali greetings to soldiers with his sculpture


Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created Diwali greetings to the Army. The sculpture on Odisha’s Paradip message tells our soldiers, ‘you are our heroes’. It also carries the hashtag #Sandesh2Soldiers, a social media campaign initiated by PM Modi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be launching a special campaign for soldiers in the Indian Army, called ‘Sandesh for Soldiers’ or Message to Soldiers in the run up to Diwali.

People can send messages under the #Sandesh2Soldiers campaign on the Narendra Modi App, through, and also through All India Radio. Doordarshan shall also be mounting a programme to share people’s emotions with the armed forces.

The prime minister, who is leading the campaign, said in a tweet, “I sent my #Sandesh2Soldiers. You could also do the same. Your wishes will certainly make our forces very happy.

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