Why was the BGMI video game blocked in India, the reason was revealed, there were also discussions in Parliament

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The government has blocked access to Battle Royale game BGMI in India.
Currently, Android and iOS users cannot download BGMI games.
The game was removed after a discussion in Parliament regarding the harmful effects of action games.

New Delhi. On July 27, Google blocked Battle Grounds Mobile India (BGMI), a popular game from Crafton, India, following a government order. Currently, Android and iOS users cannot download BGMI games to their smartphones. BGMI was launched last year after PUBG was banned.

Google released a statement in which the company said it took the plunge after receiving a government order and blocking Battleground Mobile India BGMI, a popular battle royale game from Crafton India. The tech giant said Crafton was made aware of this as well.

Why blocked BGMI?

The government has yet to officially share any information regarding the blocking of BGMI. However, the game was stalled when the harmful effect of action games on children was debated in Parliament. Meanwhile, he was discussing the media report to Rajya Sabha which said that a child killed his mother for stopping him from playing a game in Lucknow.

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discussion in parliament

Last week, MP for Rajya Sabha V Vijayasai Reddy asked the IT Ministry if it was taking action against apps like PUBG that would incite violence and force a child to commit a crime. To this, Minister of State for Electronics and IT Rajiv Chandrashekhar responded and said that the ministry has received various reports and complaints regarding the new avatar or renamed version of the banned app. All these complaints were forwarded to the Ministry of the Interior for investigation. The minister also accepted the shooting incident and said it was an investigation.

118 Chinese apps have been banned in India

This is the second time that BGMI has been removed from the App Store in India after PUBG Mobile was banned in 2020. At the time the game was banned, Chinese internet company Tencent was the publisher of PUBG Mobile in India . Let us tell you that apart from PUBG, the Indian government had banned 117 other Chinese apps. These apps were involved in such activities which were dangerous to the sovereignty, integrity, security and public order of India.

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