Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Batra said a decision on the 2022 Commonwealth Games boycott proposal made will be taken by the Executive Committee and the General Assembly which is expected to meet next month
The Gymnastics Federation of India (GFI), which is slated to go to polls on November 3, has been mired in factionalism for some time, with rival groups claiming the right to run the sport in the country
Indian Olympics Association (IOA) chief Narender Batra triggered a debate after claiming that the Commonwealth Games was a waste of time and the country should consider a permanent pull out from the quadrennial event
Shooting has featured in every Commonwealth Games since 1966 with the exception of Edinburgh 1970. But since the sport in an optional one, it has remained the prerogative of the host nation whether to include it in the CWG. And the organisers of the 2022 edition have struck it off from the roster
Ace shooter Heena Sidhu had recently said India should consider pulling out of the 2022 Commonwealth Games after shooting was dropped from the CWG programme. And she has found support from the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narinder Batra.