59 Chinese Apps Banned By India including TikTok

This digital boycott move came amid skirmish with China following the June 15 clashes at Galwan Valley in which 20 Indian soldiers martyred in action leads to Chinese Apps Banned By India.

Indian government decide to ban Chinese apps amid Sino-Indian border skirmish

The Centre government has blocked 59 Chinese apps with their links that included the popular TikTok, WeChat and UC Browser etc, banning Chinese Apps Banned By India amid a huge economic boycott against China following the June 15 clashes at Galwan valley in which 20 Indian soldiers martyred in action. Various inputs from intelligence agencies said that the apps have been violating the terms and conditions of usage, compromising users and their privacy, and being used as spyware or malware for spying the personal data. After few minutes of the announcement, the Indian government’s TikTok and other account MyGov, which had 1.1 million followers within india and abroad , has been disabled.

The move comes a day after PM Modi said India has given a “befitting response in every terms” to China. He also spoke of the countrywide call for boycott of Chinese goods and services , after posting it against the government’s “Atma Nirbhar Bharat” campaign. “We will buy local and be vocal for local and this will help India become stronger and growth full,” he said.

In a statement this evening, the government officials has said the apps were blocked “in view of information available they are engaged in activities which is prejudicial to sovereignty , security and integrity of Nation, of state and public order.” which leads to Chinese Apps Banned By India.

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

The ministry said that it is also received representations from people on “security of data and risk to their personal privacy” regarding certain apps.

“The compilation of these data, its mining and use to national security and defense of India, which ultimately leads to sovereignty and integrity of Nation , is a matter of very deep and immediate and concern which requires emergency measures at once . At the same time, there have been raging concerns on aspects relating to data breaching and security safeguarding the privacy of 130 crore Indians,” said the release.

The move comes in between a countrywide call from traders and civil society of various business organisations to boycott Chinese products and services after the June 15 clashes. The government had chopped in with a bar on Chinese equipments for the 4G upgradations of the state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd and sacking of a Chinese firm that had a Rs 471-crore railways contract also get cancelled.

This is full list of apps that have been banned in 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