World Pulses Day observed on 10 February

In 2019, the United Nations General Assembly announced 10 February as the World Pulses Day. This was followed by the celebration of the year 2016 as the International Year of Pulses (IYP), across the world, led by the Food and Agriculture Organization.

The day is celebrated to raise awareness about the nutritional values of pulses and ways to tackle malnutrition through pulses.

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