PUBG Ban in Gujarat’s Primary Schools Due to Its Effect on Studies

On Tuesday, The Gujarat Government issued circular asking district authorities to ensure a ban on PUBG. The officials issued the state primary education department’s circular after a recommendation by the Gujarat State Commission for Protection of Child Rights.

The circular directed District Primary Education Officers to take the necessary steps to enforce a ban on the game in primary schools. The officials say that PUBG ban was necessary as this addictive game was “adversely affecting studies”. While we do not know which version of PUBG will Gujarat Government ban. It is most likely that PUBG Mobile will be banned and not the console or PC.

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has recommended a ban on the game across the country, said Jagruti Pandya, chairperson of the Gujarat child rights body.

According to Pandya NCPCR has sent a letter to all the states recommending a ban on PUBG. Looking at the negative effects of this game on daily life the officials sent a letter to Gujarat Government. The letter recommended issuing a ban on PUBG. They have also gone a step further to inform Tencent Games and informed them about the ban. For those who don’t know, Tencent Games are the creators of PUBG mobile

Other effects of PUBG in India

In Jammu and Kashmir recently a student body blamed PUBG for poor exam results. The name of the body is the Jammu and Kashmir Students Association. The body had asked Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Naik to ban the game immediately. The J&K students association claims that PUBG Mobile game is extremely addictive and has resulted in poor results for the students in the recent class X and XII board exams. In fact, some say that addiction of PUBG has gone similar to drugs.

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