Fashionable battle royale recreation PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds from Bluehole and its cell model from Tencent Video games, PUBG Cellular has been on the receiving finish of dangerous rep not too long ago in India. Not too long ago, an 11-year-old boy from Maharashtra had written a letter to the federal government asking it to impose a ban on PUBG Cellular. His cause? The sport promotes ‘violence and cyberbullying’. This isn’t a stand-alone method that some individuals have had in the direction of the sport, however fairly a number of individuals have had comparable opinions.
In his letter, the boy named Ahad Nizam had written, “Enchantment to forthwith ban on-line recreation PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds [PUBG] because it promotes immoral conduct equivalent to violence, homicide, aggression, looting, gaming habit and cyberbullying.” He added, “I shall be compelled to hunt applicable authorized [civil and criminal] continuing as per legislation; naturally at your price and penalties.” This he claims to do in case the sport just isn’t banned by the federal government. The letter has been addressed to seven ministers which embody Minister of Electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Vinod Tawde Maharashtra training minister, and others.
Nonetheless, since there was no reply to this letter from the authorities, Ahad has determined to file a Public Curiosity Litigation or PIL within the Bombay Excessive Courtroom. Beforehand, Gujarat formally turned the primary state in India to ban the sport from main colleges. There have been complaints towards the sport and appeals to ban it Kashmir and an establishment in Chennai additionally banned it from its hostels.