Amid the ongoing dispute with China, the central government on Monday banned 59 mobile apps operated by Chinese companies in India. After the death of 20 Indian soldiers in the Galvan Valley, this demand was being continuously made on behalf of the people. On the government’s decision, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has said that the central government has taken a late step. Hemant Soren said, “I believe that the government has delayed taking steps. The infection of these mobile apps has already spread.”
I think the Central Government is late to take this step. These mobile applications have already spread the ‘infection’: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren https://t.co/Nb4vjlKZJLpic.twitter.com/KitRzw07FX
– ANI (@ANI) June 29, 2020
It goes on to say that the Indian government has blocked 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok and UC Browser, citing security reasons. The government says that these apps are dangerous in terms of security. Apps that the government has blocked include TikTok, Shareit, UC Browser, Hello, Heli, Likee, Club Factory, mainly. “As per the information available, these apps are engaged in activities which are dangerous to the sovereignty and integrity of India, security, security of the state and public order,” said the statement issued by the government. Because of this, these apps have been banned.
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