Blue Whale Game is a Psychological internet game, which only targets depressed teens and youngsters. Blue Whale Game is not an app or website, it just a group of some people which gives challenges to youngsters or teens up to 50 days, and in the final challenge they have to commit suicide. Blue Whale Game Players called themselves ‘Whales’, and they have to share the photo after complete the challenge.
Blue Whale Game players will get easy challenger in starting such as listening to certain genres of music, waking up at odd hours, watching a horror movie, among others, and then slowly escalate to carving out shapes on one’s skin, self-mutilation and eventually suicide.
Blue Whale Game or Blue Whale Challenges
Who Invented Blue Whale Game:
Blue Whale Game is invented by Philipp Budeikin, who was a former psychology student. Budeikin stated that his purpose was to “clean” the society by pushing to suicide those he deemed as having no value. He was arrested and pled guilty to “inciting at least 16 teenage girls to commit suicide”. Budeikin began Blue Whale Game in Russia in 2013 with “F57”, one of the names of the so-called “death group” of the VKontakte social network
Blue Whale Game Cases in India:
A 16-year-old boy in Kerala was reported to have committed suicide on 26 July 2017, after playing the online Blue Whale game. Hailing from Thiruvananthapuram, it was said he ended his life after allegedly completing the tasks of this deadly game. Recalling the ordeal, the mother of the deceased told the media, boy had committed suicide after deleting all the games from his mobile phone. Acknowledging that her son had informed her about playing the fatal game, she said she had persuaded him to refrain from playing it, but to no avail. She also said he had downloaded the game nine months ago and that he told her not to worry if he dies soon. His mother also revealed that he used to visit cemeteries during the night and go to the beach alone. One of the tasks assigned to the players involved watching the horror videos sent to them by promoters of the game, it is believed. The boy had also drawn on his wrist with a compass, his mother said, adding that he had offered to donate his organs after his death.
On 30 July 2017, a 14-year-old boy committed suicide by jumping from the seventh floor of an Andheri (East) building in the city of Mumbai. Maharashtra state Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis blamed the suicide on the Blue Whale game, though the Mumbai Police said they had not found evidence that the teenager had played the game.
On 10 August 2017, a Class VII student in the city of Indore, State of Madhya Pradesh, was pulled away by a group of students, before he could take the final suicide leap, off the third floor of the Chamali Devi Public School. The boy apparently recorded the whole 50 stages of the game, in his school diary.
On 10 August 2017, a 14-year-old boy on the way to finish the Blue Whale challenge was rescued by the Maharashtra Police, who intercepted the bus in which he was traveling to Pune, from his home town of Solapur. After the boy went missing, his parents started enquiring with his friends when they came to know that he was playing the Blue Whale Challenge.
On 12 August 2017, a tenth grade student from Anandpur, West Midnapore district of West Bengal allegedly committed suicide as a result of playing the game. His body was discovered in the bathroom, with his face covered with a plastic bag tied around his neck by a cotton cord.
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