Indian Judge wants to ban BGMI & Free Fire, suggest strict gaming laws like China

In a recent letter to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an Indian judge urged him to prohibit the use of BGMI (Battlegrounds Mobile India) and Free Fire in India. The judge also urged that the government follow China’s lead and enact tighter gaming rules.

ADJ Naresh Kumar Laka, an Indian judge, recently sent Prime Minister Narendra Modi a letter requesting him to ban “PUBG India” (BGMI) and Garena Free Fire. “The people of the country praised your decision to prohibit the infamous game PUBG Mobile, which has had a terrible detrimental influence on the development of children,” he said. However, two similar applications, Free Fire (Garena Free Fire – Rampage) and PUBG India (Battlegrounds Mobile India), are now having a detrimental influence on youngsters, similar to the previous PUBG.”

The Judge expressed worry about the harmful impacts of these online games, stating that both titles are now accessible for download on Google Play and that they should be prohibited as soon as possible. In addition, the Judge stated that the government should enact legislation that restricts children’s access to such online video games. Laka even mentioned Chinese rules that ban minors under the age of 18 from playing video games for more than 90 minutes each day.