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'World Leprosy Eradication Day' is observed on ___________.

A

last Sunday of January 

B

last Monday of January 

C

second Saturday of March 

D

first Sunday of April 

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last Sunday of January 

The World Leprosy Eradication Day is observed on the last Sunday of January every year to raise global awareness on Leprosy, a deadly disease caused by a slow-growing type of bacteria called Mycobacterium leprae. It was initiated in 1954 by French philanthropist and writer, Raoul Follereau.

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