Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
When India was backing Sri Lanka after the war resumed in 2005-06, ______ chose to ignore the de-merger of the northern and eastern provinces.
Correct Answer : a ) itExplanation :
The given sentence says that India chose or preferred ignoring the de-merger of the two provinces when it backed Sri Lanka in 2005-06 after the war resumed.
The filler word is to refer to ‘India’.
‘It’ is used to refer to non-living beings.
‘They’ and ‘them’ are for living beings.
‘Its’ cannot be used as ‘its’ expresses possession.
Hence, (a) is the correct answer.
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