Rearrange the following six sentences A, B, C, D and E in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph, then answer the questions given below them.
A- It will take extraordinary political commitment and liberal public funding during the 11th Plan for affordable housing to become a credible goal.
B- The National Urban Housing and Habitat Policy of the United Progressive Alliance Government seeks to make access to housing, long acknowledged as a fundamental right, a reality for all.
C- The task is staggering even if we go by conservative estimates.
D- The housing shortage to be met during the Plan is 26.53 million units, which include the backlog from the 10th Plan.
E- If the existing stock of poor quality dwellings and the growing urbanization–driven demand are taken into account, the real deficit will be even higher.
Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence?