Government of India has announced banning of 59 Chinese-based mobile applications which also include big brands like TikTok, CamScanner, UC Browser among others. As soon as the announcement was made, several Indian rejoiced on social media pages and hailed the decision. On banning these apps, Government issued a statement which read a list of 59 apps “which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, the security of the state and public order.”
Actor Nia Sharma reacted to the news by tweeting, “Thank you for saving our country. This Virus named Tik Tok should never be allowed again!”
Thank youu for saving our country. This Virus named Tik tok should never be allowed again! ???? https://t.co/qYEYmOYaSv
— NIA SHARMA (@Theniasharma) June 29, 2020
While Kushal Tandon quote tweeted a tweet as “Finally”.
????♂️????♂️????????????????????finally ❤️ https://t.co/kaxs1lnntS
— KUSHAL TANDON (@KushalT2803) June 29, 2020
Kamya Panjabi also wrote, “Superbbbbbbb @PMOIndia excellent news #JaiHind #BoycottChineseProducts #BoycottChineseApps”.
— Kamya Shalabh Dang (@iamkamyapunjabi) June 29, 2020
Whereas Manveer Gurjar tweeted, “#TikTok banned in India @CarryMinati… to kaise hai aap log? Meanwhile #tiktokers”.
— Manveer Gurjar (@imanveergurjar) June 29, 2020
Karanvir Bohra also shared a video on his reaction to the ban of Chinese Apps and wrote, “Happy with the step our government had taken….people wonder what they can do for their country? I’d say every bit counts, this is a good start. #DELETE #ChineseAppsBlocked”.
— Karanvir Bohra (@KVBohra) June 29, 2020
Check the list of apps which are banned are TikTok, Shareit, Kwai, UC Browser, Baidu map, Shein, Clash of Kings, DU battery saver, Helo, Likee, YouCam makeup, Mi Community, CM Browers, Virus Cleaner, APUS Browser, ROMWE, Club Factory, Newsdog, Beutry Plus, WeChat, UC News, QQ Mail, Weibo, Xender, QQ Music, QQ Newsfeed, Bigo Live, SelfieCity, Mail Master, Parallel Space, Mi Video Call – Xiaomi, WeSync, ES File Explorer, Viva Video – QU Video Inc, Meitu, Vigo Video, New Video Status, DU Recorder, Vault-Hide, Cache Cleaner DU App studio, DU Cleaner, DU Browser and Hago Play With New Friends. The banned apps also include Cam Scanner, Clean Master – Cheetah Mobile, Wonder Camera, Photo Wonder, QQ Player, We Meet, Sweet Selfie, Baidu Translate, Vmate, QQ International, QQ Security Center, QQ Launcher, U Video, V fly Status Video, Mobile Legends, and DU Privacy.