Artist Odisha Sand Sudarsan Pattnaik depicts tension over U.S. election with beach artwork


Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik shared a photo of the sand art on his official Twitter account


Without outgoing President Donald Trump or his opponent Joe Biden securing a clear majority in the US election, famed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik pointed to the dilemma of millions of people eagerly awaiting the end result on Friday.

Mr Pattnaik also later shared a photo of the sand art on his official Twitter account, with a caption that read “#US Election 2020”.

The work, which stood near a sea beach in Puri, shows both Trump and Biden standing face to face as a question mark, highlighting the lack of clarity on the winner, is placed between the two . Flying above the two leaders, an American flag was also created by Mr. Pattnaik.

Meanwhile, as the United States awaited the final results of the votes cast on November 3, President Donald Trump attacked Twitter on Friday for being “out of control” and claimed he could “WIN the presidency of the United States. United with LEGAL VOTES “.

Speaking to Twitter, Trump said: “Twitter is out of control, made possible by the government’s Section 230 donation!”

In another tweet, he alleged that observers were not allowed to “do their job” and therefore votes cast during this period should be “considered ILLEGAL VOICES”.

“I easily WIN the presidency of the United States with LEGAL VOICES. OBSERVERS were not authorized in any way or form to do their job and therefore votes accepted during this period should be considered ILLEGAL VOICES. The US Supreme Court should decide! Trump said.


This is not the first time that Trump has called for votes cast to be considered illegal.

Speaking at a press conference Thursday (local time), Trump said: “If you count the legal vote, I win easily. If you count the illegal votes, they can try to steal the election from us … I” have won many critical states … massive victories in Florida, Iowa, Indiana, and Ohio, to name a few. We have won these and many states. others despite historic election interference from the mainstream media, money and big tech … historic numbers. “

On Thursday (local time), Trump’s election campaign filed a new lawsuit against Philadelphia election officials for allegedly violating their due process rights by blocking the observation of ballots in the city.

Previously, Trump’s election campaign took legal action to stop the counting of ballots in Michigan and Pennsylvania and to prevent the counting of mail-in ballots in Georgia which it said arrived after the date. polling day limit.

It comes as Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden leads Trump in several states, including Arizona and Nevada.


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