Ayodhya, November 2: With an aim to make the Diwali festival a grand celebration in Ayodhya as the construction of Ram Temple is underway, the sand artist recreated famous episodes of Ramayana including, 'Bharat Milap, and 'Ram Laxman, Seeta' symbolising "Treta Yug", the second of the four yugas (a vast period of time) in Hinduism.

While speaking to ANI, the artist, Rupesh Singh, said, "I opted for this sand art because my parents could not afford the expenses of art-related tools. I started creating art by using sand as it is affordable." Also Read | Shirur Vidhan Sabha Constituency in Maharashtra: Sitting MLA, Candidates For Assembly Elections 2019, Results And Winners.

Sand Artist Rupesh Singh Recreates Famous Episodes of Ramayana in Ayodhya

He added, "I get a lot of appreciation from the people and the media. This is a very unique form of art. I have a dream of making the world's largest sand art." Also Read | Odisha BSE 10th Result 2019 Not Today: Class 10 Board Exam Scores to Be Declared Soon Online at bseodisha.ac.in; Here's List of Website to Check Marks.

During the Deepotsav event, eight to nine lakh oil lamps will also be lit at 28 ghats of Ram ki Paidi. This will be the highest number of oil lamps lit during the event.

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