An electric current is passed through a circuit containing two wires of the same material, connected in parallel. If the length and radii of the wires are in the ratio of $\large\frac{4}{3} \: and \:\large\frac{2}{3}$, then the ratio of the currents passing through the wires will be
$\begin {array} {1 1} (A)\;3 & \quad (B)\;\large\frac{1}{3} \\ (C)\;\large\frac{8}{9} & \quad (D)\;2 \end {array}$