The Young people in the city, technically Bund: mahmudul Hasan. A talented student of the Department of Russian at Jagannath University. The results of the semester final came out a while back. Other students succeeded but unexpectedly failed. His friends say he was a very talented student, about the reasons for failure. But for months, he became more active in online gaming. Waking up at night, unable to concentrate on internet browsing, chatting, gaming, studying and classes. Did not attend regular classes. As a result, the test fails. Mahmud’s friend Azim Sheikh said, not only Mahmud, many talented students of our department also lost their normality in studies due to excess online addiction.
|The Young people in the city, technically Bund|
This image is not only at Jagannath University but also the alarming rise in online addiction among the youth across the country. The most frightening aspect of this is the night razaga. As a result of night awakening, young people are lacking in daily work in addition to physical and mental complications. And the top of the list is the youth of the city. Most young people in the capital are active in online gaming, chatting until deep night. They wake up shortly after noon.
Talha, a student of the poet Nazrul Government College, said, “We have a circle of six. We come online at 12pm to complete the day’s activities. Let’s play Pabzi games together. Have fun chatting after the game. Then in the morning I go to sleep. After the noon break. Parents and guardians are unable to accept such an uncontrolled life of young people.
According to a report published by social media research firm WR Social and Hootsuite on August 25, Dhaka is now the second largest city in the world as an active Facebook user. There are more than 20 million people actively using Facebook. Of the world’s 7 million population, there are 5 million Internet users; And 25 million of them are active in the use of social media.
According to the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC), the number of Internet users till last year is about 10 million. It has around 1 lakh subscribers through Internet Service Provider (ISP). About 5 million people are using the Internet through mobile data. And the number of people registered on Facebook through SNS is 20 million. However, not all of them are active. The majority of social media users are young.
Director of the National Mental Health Institute, Dr. Mohit Kamal said that one-third of the population is young, who are the driving force and the driving force of the society. One in every five or 20 percent of the world’s young people suffer from mental illness. The disease is caused by depression, anxiety, drug addiction, bullying, cybercrime, gang culture, disobedience, abuses of indigenous culture, internet and Facebook addiction, relationships and adherence.
He added that although everything seems simple in the virtual world, they have no idea about reality. It quickly developed a tendency for young people to become frustrated. Frustration leads to mental illness. Adult 5.7 percent and 5.7 percent of children and adolescents suffering from mental illness are just using technology.
Selina Khan, an employee of the NGO, said, “My son is 5 years old. He is passionate about mobile and laptop. Suddenly, he was often involved in an altercation with his friends. He is very rough with everyone in the house. At one point, anger started to vanish. In this situation we took her to a psychiatrist. The situation has arisen because of the immersion in the virtual world, he said.
Social media has become addictive to many. Three people sit beside the Internet without talking about themselves. A similar survey was conducted by the research firm ‘Digital Clarity’. The survey, which was conducted on 3,000 people, raised the issue of people’s addiction to the Internet and social media.
Source: Daily Jugantar