In the following questions, in the given sentences, a part of the sentence is underlined. Beneath each sentence, four different ways of phrasing the underlined part are indicated. Choose the best alternative.

Mrs. Johnson had staying here since 1954 and has made India her home

A. will stay

B. was to stay

C. is staying

D. has been staying

Please do not use chat terms. Example: avoid using "grt" instead of "great".