PUBG and PUBG Mobile have been at the center of controversy not just in India but internationally as well. Numerous incidents with the game have portrayed it in poor light.
The online mobile game “PUBG” to be banned in state of Arunachal Pradesh for which the government is soughing suggestion, comment from law department, police and communication and IT department.
Speaking to Arunachal24 , Under Secretary (Home) Habung Lampung inform that complain have already been submitted to government and even to Raj Bhawan which is under examination and scrutiny.
A complaint have also been forwarded by Raj Bhawan Secretariat vide letter No-GS/Deptt-48/2012/1522 dated June 13 2019 in regards to banning of online mobile game PUBG in the state of Arunachal Pradesh.
A letter have been accordingly send to commissioner (Law & Justice), Secretary (Information Technology & Communication), Director General of Police, (PHQ), Itanagar on July 26 2019 for getting suggestion, necessary input and comment so that a proper action is initiated from the government for banning the online game in state of Arunachal Pradesh. Lampung added.
Controversy over PUBG Game
PUBG and PUBG Mobile have been at the center of controversy not just in India but internationally as well. Numerous incidents with the game have portrayed it in poor light. Parents and others in India have even asked for a ban on the game. Despite its growing popularity, the battle-royale game has been banned at a few places. Countries like Nepal, Iraq have banned the game, while parents in UAE continue to demand a ban. The game was briefly banned in a few places in India as well. But the ban has since been lifted.
Parents and teachers continue to seek a ban on PUBG citing its numerous ill effects on children. However, to alleviate the concern of the parents, studies have found that video games don’t really have any effect on people’s tendencies towards violence. There have been numerous studies that have come to this conclusion, and the most recent one took place in the Oxford University. Researchers claimed that their findings were opposed to the popular belief.