Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) is one of the absolute favorite games of Pakistani teenagers right now and its ban by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has resulted in a massive outcry by game lovers.
The news of PUBG’s ban came as a surprise for many, however, there were talks of the ban due to the rising cases of suicides over the game. PTA received a number of complaints from the parents which is a major reason behind the ban. The regulatory authority notified of a temporary ban on the game on 1st July and Lahore High Court has scheduled a hearing on 9th July regarding the matter.
PTA has also asked the public to provide feedback through [email protected] by 10th July. While the PUBG lovers are sending in their emails on the said address, they have also started a trend on Twitter which calls for lifting the ban on their favorite game.
#unbanpubginpakistan is currently trending on Pakistani Twitter as a large number of people are sharing their viewpoints on the matter. Let’s have a look at what they are saying:
— Mehmoood (@mehmoood7) July 3, 2020