BGMI Ban in India: Meity confirms the main reason behind the removal of the title, which is Section 69A, FOLLOW LATEST UPDATES
BGMI Ban in India – Meity confirms the main reason behind the removal of the title, which is Section 69A: It has…
BGMI Ban in India – Meity confirms the main reason behind the removal of the title, which is Section 69A: It has been almost two months since the Government of India ousted the popular BR title, Battlegrounds Mobile India, commonly known as BGMI from all platforms. However, as of now, there is no sign of its possible return as the community looks disappointed in the set of events. Meanwhile, the Government of India finally confirmed the main reason behind its removal when a user filed an RTI seeking clarification. Here’s all you need to know about the ongoing developments. For future updates on Battlegrounds Mobile India Ban (BGMI Ban), follow InsideSport.IN.
BGMI Ban in India
A Twitter user, GodYamrajOP filed an RTI earlier this month seeking information from the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) about the Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) ban. Meanwhile, the application featured two queries, the main reason for pulling the title off the official stores. The second query was whether Krafton officials had a meeting with the government.
MeitY confirms the main reason behind the removal of the title
After all the anticipation, the response is now officially available to the community. The officials confirm that the title is blocked under Section 69A. So, let’s have a look at the exact conversation.
What are the reasons to take down Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) game from Play Store and App Store?
MeitY is empowered to issue directions for blocking access of information by the public under section 69A of the Information Technology Act, 2000. A due process being followed is defined in the Information Technology Rules, 2009.
Based on the requests received through designated nodal officers from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology i.e MeitY has blocked the game application Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) under the provision of section 69A of the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000. The Information Technology (Procedure and safeguards for blocking for access of information by public) Rules, 2009.
The GOI also confirmed that they had meetings with the Krafton official. However, it can’t be revealed as Rule 16 of Information Technology Rules 2019 requires strict confidentiality around such matters. Meanwhile, the gaming stakeholders feel that the title will make its return for sure but the date is not known yet. So, let’s see what happens in the coming days.
So, these are all about the latest developments regarding the BGMI ban in India. However, as of now, the title would not return before December. So, gamers have to wait for a few months to have any clarity.