Government of India’s Big Decision, 59 Chinese Apps Banned including TikTok

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Chinese Apps Banned

The Government of India has taken a major decision amid the ongoing border dispute with China in East Ladakh.

Chinese Apps Banned

The Indian government has banned 59 Chinese mobile apps, including TikTok, UC Browser and other Chinese apps. A list of these apps has also been released by the government.

Chinese Apps Banned

On 15 June, 20 Indian soldiers were martyred in a violent clash with Chinese soldiers in the Galwan Valley. After this, national sentiments went totally against China with people of India filled with anger towards China and Chinese products. The demand for boycott of Chinese products was intensifying in the country.

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Earlier, Indian security agencies had prepared a list of Chinese apps and appealed to the Central Government to ban them or ask people of the nation to immediately uninstall them from their mobile phones. The reasoning behind this was that China could hack Indian data.

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Here is the list of those 59 Chinese apps banned by Government of India:

1. TikTok

2. Shareit

3. Kwai

4. UC Browser

5. Baidu map

6. Shein

7. Clash of Kings

8. DU battery saver

9. Helo

10. Likee

11. YouCam makeup

12. Mi Community

13. CM Browers

14. Virus Cleaner

15. APUS Browser


17. Club Factory

18. Newsdog

19. Beutry Plus

20. WeChat

21. UC News

22. QQ Mail

23. Weibo

24. Xender

25. QQ Music

26. QQ Newsfeed

27. Bigo Live

28. SelfieCity

29. Mail Master

30. Parallel Space

31. Mi Video Call – Xiaomi

32. WeSync

33. ES File Explorer

34. Viva Video – QU Video Inc

35. Meitu

36. Vigo Video

37. New Video Status

38. DU Recorder

39. Vault- Hide

40. Cache Cleaner DU App studio

41. DU Cleaner

42. DU Browser

43. Hago Play With New Friends

44. Cam Scanner

45. Clean Master – Cheetah Mobile

46. Wonder Camera

47. Photo Wonder

48. QQ Player

49. We Meet

50. Sweet Selfie

51. Baidu Translate

52. Vmate

53. QQ International

54. QQ Security Center

55. QQ Launcher

56. U Video

57. V fly Status Video

58. Mobile Legends

59. DU Privacy

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According to information received from various sources, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology was receiving many complaints of various Chinese Apps. These apps were a brutal attack on Indian Sovereignty, Security and Integrity. China could have misused Indian data with the help of these apps.

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Indian intelligence agencies had already prepared and submitted a list of these apps to the government. After this, the government collected information about these apps and investigated it. When they felt that these apps could really lead to a breach in India’s security, they decided to ban them immediately.

Significantly, in India, local apps are now promoted more as compared to Chinese apps. ‘Mitron’ app, created to beat the Chinese short video app TikTok, made a new record in just two months of its launch.

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Apart from this, ‘Chingari’ app is also becoming very popular among people. At present, ‘Mitron’ app has been downloaded from the Google Play Store by one crore people on their mobile phones. These apps have become very popular among people after the appeal of boycotting Chinese goods.

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