India Bans PUBG and other Chinese Applications
In the midst of the Indo-China border dispute, the central government has given another major blow to China. India bans PUBG which is the most streamed and loved game by indian gamers. The Ministry of Information and Technology has completely banned 118 other mobile apps banned in India, including the PUBG ban in India. Earlier, the Indian government had banned 59 mobile applications, including the famous Chinese app TikTok.
News agency ANI has released a list of banned apps that include many apps like Ludo, Carrom, Web Browser, WeChat. This decision of the government has come at a time when the conflict between India and China in Ladakh has increased once again. Let us tell that after 15 June, the forces of the two countries clashed, preventing the Chinese infiltration efforts once again on the night of 29-30 August.
The government blocks 118 mobile apps which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, Defense of India, Security of State, and Public Order: Govt of India.
Let it be said that this is the third time India has banned the Chinese app. Earlier on 29 June, India had banned 58 apps including TikTok. The reason for banning the app was said to be necessary for the security of the country. Banned apps also included many more apps such as Share It, UC Browser, WeChat, and Cam Scanner.
In July, the government banned Tiktok and Shareit application. The PUBG ban came into force amidst ongoing tension along the India-China border. After this, the Government of India once again banned 47 other apps last month. These apps have been said that they are acting as clones of the previously banned 59 apps and they pose a big threat to the safety of users’