Tamil Nadu Cabinet Decisions: An important decision has been taken in the cabinet meeting chaired by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Monday. The cabinet has approved an ordinance to ban online gaming in Tamil Nadu. The ordinance will be issued after getting the approval of the governor.
Preparations were going on for a long time to ban online games
The Tamil Nadu government is said to have been preparing for a long time to ban many online games, including gambling. Earlier, a high-level committee of the state government headed by retired Madras High Court judge K Chandru had recommended a ban on online gaming. The committee submitted its report on June 27. After which Chief Secretary V Irai Babu had a meeting with top officials to ban online betting and gambling.
Tamil Nadu cabinet headed by CM MK Stalin today approved the ordinance to ban online gaming in Tamil Nadu. The ordinance will be promulgated after getting the assent of the governor— ANI (@ANI) September 26, 2022
Keep an eye on the amount spent on online games!
It is noteworthy that the Directorate General of GST Intelligence has sent the biggest show cause notice to a Bangalore-based company so far. A notice of 21 thousand crores has been sent to the company. In which it has been said that the company owes 21 thousand crores. If sources are to be believed, not all online games will be banned. However, the amount spent on online games will be monitored.
People committing suicide because of online games
Recently, the Tamil Nadu government said in a statement that all political leaders, psychologists and social workers have cited the negative effects of online games in people's lives. Critics have also pointed out that many people, including women, are taking their own lives due to the addiction of online games and are getting trapped in the quagmire of huge debt. It was reported that 20 deaths have been reported in Tamil Nadu in recent days due to rising debt due to the loss of playing online games including Rummy.