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Pattnaik mounted the sand art in India's eastern Puri beach depicting Biden and Harris' faces with a congratulatory message.
Democrat Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris will be taking as the president and vice-president respectively on Wednesday (January 20).
Harris will be the first woman, the first Black American, and the first American of Asian descent to serve as vice president, the country's No. 2 office.
SUDARSAN PATTNAIK: We have created this sand sculpture to congratulate the new president of the US and vice president of the US, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. We are expecting the India and US relation will be more stronger and stronger. This sand sculpture specially we have dedicated for both of them for this historical day.
And we are very proud moment for us also. Kamala Harris, she is from Indian origin. This is very proud moment for us also. I would like to congratulate for both of them.