It is official that the popular game pubg is finally getting banned in Gujarat. Gujarat has officially banned the popular online multiplayer battle royale game, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, popularly called PUBG from the primary schools.
In a circular, Gujarat’s primary education department directed primary schools to ensure that ban on PUBG is implemented. As per the Gujarat government, playing PUBG has an adverse effect on young minds. The state primary education department’s circular was put forward after a suggestion by the Gujarat State Commission for Protection of Child Rights, said officials.
Before we begin let us know what pubg is for those who haven’t heard about the game yet
What Is PUBG Mobile
Player unknown battle ground (PUBG) is becoming the most popular game in the world by crossing more than 20 crore download and it is the top rated and best game in Google play store.This game is made by Tencent Games it is the largest history of the games as this game is becoming too popular across the world. And this game is having a virtual character who jumps from the plane with parachute and pick up guns and fight with each other and the person who left alive wins the game.
Why Is PUBG ban in Gujarat
The craze of PUBG Mobile has been increasing in India. The PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) Mobile game that was discharged eight months back is currently the highest trending game in India.
Over the previous few months, the amount of players has redoubled intensively, beating alternative leading games like GTA V, Fornite etc.
Following the increasing trend of this game, several state governments are imposing rules and laws to ban this mobile game in their state. The addiction to PUBG Mobile has resulted in several such cases wherever the players are anyway injuring themselves.
Considering the reports of Quartz that highlighted the harm PUBG Mobile is doing to kids, the government of Gujarat is aiming to impose a ban on PUBG Mobile.
Associate in Nursing order has been issued by the first Department of Education of Gujarat when the State Commission of kid Rights created a recommendation on the identical.
The circular has been sent to primary education officers of the district to implement measures that may facilitate stop the cases returning from PUBG Mobile addiction and to enforce a ban on this trending mobile game.
A recommendation has been issued by Jagruti Pandya, president of the Gujarat child rights body, to the National Commission for cover of kid Rights (NCPCR)
About the pubg ban in Gujarat
On January 23 2019, Gujarat’s government wrote to the Central Government to impose a ban over the aforementioned game. On March 7, Rajkot Police Commissioner issued a notification to ban PUBG. As per the notice, the ban will be implemented from March 9 to April 30.
If someone sees a person or a group of people playing PUBG, he/she can inform the police regarding their whereabouts and the associated authority will take necessary action.
Furthermore, The Chairperson of Gujarat Child Rights Body sent a circular to the National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) of all states to help keep PUBG addiction in check.
There is good chances that the pubg ban in Gujarat be followed by other state of India.