#RemoveChineseApps campaign is trending once again in India. The havoc continues to harm Chinese applications, however this time solid action is taken by Indian Government to prevent potential risk to million of android and ios users across the country.
India’s minister of Electronics & Information Technology, Communication, Law & Justice; Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad officially shared this news on Twitter.
For safety, security, defence, sovereignty & integrity of India and to protect data & privacy of people of India the Government has banned 59 mobile apps.
Jai Hind! ????
— Ravi Shankar Prasad (@rsprasad) June 29, 2020
To support this news, Press information Bureau (PIB) of Government of India has published a press release on official website stating “Government Bans 59 mobile apps which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order”
#Update | Government of India Bans 59 mobile apps which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order. Read the press release by @PIB_India for more details – https://t.co/LcIuXOnlfK
— Ministry of Electronics & IT (@GoI_MeitY) June 29, 2020
Name of the applications banned by Indian Government are as below;
Ministry of Information Technology (IT) has used their power under section 69A of the Information Technology act to take control on these armful applications. Earlier we have listed many Chinese applications which can potentially harmful for your mobiles. Now, Government has to take a firm step to protect data of 1.3 billion Indian Citizens.