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Correct Option is The unwavering trust of state government on coal generated electricity have not allowed it to give a shot to renewable power resources.

Solution:On referring to the starting lines of the first paragraph, we can infer that only option (d) is correct with reference to the context of the given question. Refer to the starting lines of the first paragraph, “The battle between conventional and renewable sources of power is as old as the technologies to mine these resources. While the domination of coal in power generation over the last century or so may be waning, in favour of renewables, State governments seem to be still betting heavily on thermal power. They do believe, quite sincerely, that any sort of renewable source cannot replace coal-generated electricity to meet the rising demands.”

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