Every year, February 13 is celebrated as the World Radio Day in the sole aim to raise awareness about the significance of radio medium among individuals.
When it comes to India, the ‘Mann Ki Baat’ radio programme by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently gained massive popularity over the past few years.
To mark this year’s World Radio Day, an Odisha artist from the district of Puri handcrafted a replica of a 1980s radio with just over 3,000 matchsticks.
The man behind this crafty creation goes by the name of Saswat Ranjan Sahoo, also gave an interview to ANI and revealed that it took him around four days to complete the masterpiece by using 3,130 matchsticks.
“In making this replica of the Panasonic stereo, I extend my support to all the radio programmes and request all the people to listen to radio programs regularly. It took 4 days to built this replica using 3,130 matchsticks,” he said.