After Blue Whale – an online video game – another game is making headlines with a national child rights body seeking a complete ban on the game throughout the country.
The Player Unknown Battle Ground also known as PUBG is the most popular video game amongst youth, who are glued to it for hours together. However, thinkers say, the game has a number of negative impacts on children’s brains, besides hitting their studies adversely.
Interestingly, the game has been banned in Gujarat. The education officers in all the districts of Gujarat have been issued clear instructions to ensure the game is completely banned.
The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has sought a complete ban on the game. NCPCR has sent letters to all the State governments pointing out the negative impacts of the game on the brains of the children.
An example of a fitness trainer from Jammu and Kashmir is also circulated on various social media sites. According to reports, this trainer in question who was reportedly addicted to the game has harmed himself after losing his mental balance. There are several other stories related to the game, which are making the rounds.
In this backdrop, the NCPCR officials have strongly come out against the game and are making its efforts to get this game banned.