Konark, Oct 12: Celebrity chef Vikas Khanna, who unveiled the majestic stone artwork replicating the Konark Sun Temple at Times Square, New York, on the occasion of India's 77th Independence Day, paid a visit to the Sun Temple.
“Touching the soil of Odisha with all my love & gratitude. Went to honor & meet the creators, coordinators, organizers & inspirers who made the Konark Wheel in New York a milestone in the history of India in America. The World should witness the magic of Konark in Honor of our ancestors who created one of the greatest arts in human history. Jai Ho Odisha,” he tweeted after landing in Odisha.
He along with sand artist Sudarsan Pattanaik took a tour of the Temple and could not stop praising the timeless sculpture of Odisha and appreciated the artists for their splendid craftsmanship.