New Delhi, May 22 -- : There is a growing rift between Indian Olympic Association President Narinder Dhruv Batra and Secretary-General Rajeev Mehta after the former 'decided to take over/divide' much of the latter's work.

In a mail written to Mehta on Thursday, Batra said he has been observing the amount of load and pressure Mehta has taken upon himself in the IOA.

"For almost six years you are in Delhi attending to IOA work for almost 5 to 6 days a week and we are thankful to you for investing so much of your time for IOA. One thing I have understood in the last 60 days of pandemic that one definitely needs to be with loved one's and especially one's family," Batra said in the letter.

"I have decided to take over/divide much of your wor...