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The law prohibits a person from felling a sandalwood tree, even if it grows on ones own land, without prior permission from the government. As poor people cannot deal with the government this legal provision leads to a rip-roaring business for ___________, who care neither for the ___________ , nor for the trees
A. middlemen, rich
B. the government, poor
C. touts, rich
D. touts, poor
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Correct Answer : D.
The touts persuade the people to sell illegally thereby making a profit, not caring about either the poor or the trees.