Children would not be able to play pubg for more than 2 hours, would have to take parental approval, proposal reached the centre through a petition instated in the Punjab and Haryana High Court:

Now the children of less than 18 years of age would not be allowed to play PUBG for more than 2 hours and for playing further they would have to to acquire their guardians approval. For playing the game they would have to enter the OTP sent over the Guardians mobile number. Such a proposal was presented before the central government.

By presenting a petition in the Punjab and Haryana High Court Advocate HC Arora demanded from the Central Government to ban PUBG game. Arora presented before the Court that the game makes the children very addicted to it . The children play this game constantly for many hours because of which they have become socially less active.

He told that the game is fulfilled with heavily loaded weapons, guns and armories over the player, the players attack each other violently with full rage which increases the tendency of violence in the children. The High court disposed of the petition directing the Central Government to take necessary decisions.

When the Central Government asked for a reply regarding the matter from PUBG, they stated that the game does not make anyone addicted, thus it should not be banned. When this statement was argued, then for saving itself from the Ban PUBG amending its guidelines offered the Union Ministry of Communications and Information Technology to make some changes in the game.

Proposal of PUBG:

According to the proposal of PUBG children would be allowed to play for only 2 hours a day. For playing an additional one hour they would have to enter an OTP sent over their parents mobile phone that would be regarded as parental approval. After that final 2 hours of the time would be fixed for playing the game. No child would be able to play the game for more than 5 hours a day. PUBG further proposed to make separate rules for the players above 18 years of age. Now its upon the Central Government to impose a ban on not over the game.

By Rajat Verma of MMDU

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