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
The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) had proposed to boycott the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games in protest against the dropping of shooting from its roster and requested the sports ministry for its views
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.
The IOC had decided to "suspend all discussions" with India regarding hosting of global sporting events after Pakistani shooters were not issued visas for the World Cup held in New Delhi in February this year.