MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court Thursday directed the Maharashtra government and the Centre to respond to a public interest litigation seeking children be prohibited from playing the mobile game PUBG at school.
A bench of Chief Justice Naresh Patil and Justice N M Jamdar sought suggestions from the state and the Union government on how to deal with the problem of violence and aggression among children, which the PIL alleged the game leads to.
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The petition has been filed by an eleven-year-old boy through his mother.
Advocate Tanveer Nizam, the petitioner’s lawyer, demanded that children be prohibited from playing the online game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) at school at least.