CRPF jawans banned from playing PUBG

Company commanders have been instructed to conduct random checks to ensure that CRPF jawans have deleted PUBG from their smartphones.
-- PUBG addiction is affecting CRPF jawans.
-- CRPF jawans have stopped socialising due to PUBG.
-- CRPF jawans have been banned from playing PUBG.


PUBG has grown notoriously popular in the past few months. The addictive behaviour associated with the game -- Player Unknown's Battegrounds or PUBG as it is popularly called -- has even prompted some children to commit suicide. Now, a new report suggests that PUBG addiction is affecting our security forces owing to which the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans have been banned from playing the mobile game.
A senior CRPF officer posted in New Delhi told News18 that the CRPF jawans had been barred from playing PUBG. This had been done owing to the fact that PUBG "addiction had affected jawan's operational capabilities."
The senior CRPF officer told the publication that many younger personnel in the CRPF troops have grown addicted to PUBG due to which they had stopped socialising with their fellow jawans. The PUBG addiction had also led to sleep deprivation in CRPF jawans, which in turn had led to reduced physical activity.
"It's getting these men addicted to it and getting them engaged to a great extent which is affecting their ops performance, aggressive and attitudinal issues," the order issued earlier this month states.
Now, all deputy inspectors-general have been instructed to ensure that all jawans in their unit delete or deactivate PUBG from their smartphones. To ensure that the jawans have followed the order and the app has been deleted, company commanders have been instructed to conduct random checks of the jawans' smartphones.


Notably this is not the first time that PUBG has been banned in our country. Back in January, Gujarat government officially banned primary school students from playing PUBG in the school citing adverse affects on young minds. Following a ban by the Gujarat state government, Rajkot district administration also banned people from playing PUBG in public places. 10 arrests were made for violating PUBG ban in Rajkot back in March this year.
Besides Rajkot, Ahmedabad police too had banned citizens from playing PUBG in the city to help students focus on studies during the exam season. However, the ban was lifted last month after the exam season was over.
Interestingly, India is not the only country where PUBG hasn't been recieved well. Nepal and Iraq government too have banned citizens from playing PUBG within their country.



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