Haryana tells schools to counsel students on risks of Blue Whale Challenge


Chandigarh, 22 August: All private and government schools have been issued an advisory by the Haryana Children Protection Commission (HCPC) to counsel students about the risk of ‘Blue Whale Challenge’ and other similar online games. The HCPC has asked schools to also keep a close tab on those students who were showing “abnormal” behaviour.

The advisory directed the management of all schools to educate students from Class 5 to 12 and make them aware about the deadly, hazardous and negative impact of ‘Blue Whale Challenge’, which has reportedly claimed lives of several people worldwide.‘Blue Whale’ is a controversial Internet game in which a series of tasks are given to players for a period of 50 days by the administrators with a final challenge requiring them to commit suicide.



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