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Nagaland, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura are way behind in terms of infrastructure. As such, they have not been able to groom and nurture talents.
The gymnasts say that it they are not able to participate in the Doha World championship, they would never know where they stand in the global ranking chart.
Dipa Karmakar, who was the fifth gymnast to perform on the beam, finished at the same spot with a score of 12.500 in the eight-woman final.
India was the only country to have two participants in the vault final but both failed to produce their best and ended at the bottom of the eight-woman title round.
India eventually finished just ahead of hosts Indonesia in the eight-team final with a score of 138.050.
A sobbing Dipa blamed it on a jerk felt during the 'podium practice' and insisted she will strive to make up for the lost opportunity by shining in the balancing beam finals.
Dipa, who had narrowly missed a bronze in the vault final in the 2016 Rio Olympics, finished eighth in her pet event's qualification round with a score of 13.225.
Bisheshwar Nandi, who is in Jakarta for the 18th edition of the Asian Games has expressed confidence that Dipa would give her best performance.
After more than a year in injury hell, Dipa Karmakar, with help from her coach & support staff, is ready to resume march to glory
IOA has intensified its efforts to end the governance crisis in gymnastics, a growing sport that doesn't have a government-recognised federation since 2012.
Dipa had put Indian gymnastics on world map with her gravity-defying display in Produnova vault at the 2016 Rio Olympics, where she finished a creditable fourth.
Dipa had finished fourth in Rio Olympics in 2016 but her success in Mersin once again illuminated the name of Tripura across the globe.
"India is proud of @DipaKarmakar! Congratulations to her on winning a well-deserved Gold in the vault event at the FIG World Challenge Cup," tweeted Modi.
Dipa's father Dulal Karmakar, a weightlifting coach, said that this was the first her competition after surgery.
Dipa won gold in the vault event of FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup at Mersin, Turkey.