Indian Government is looking forward to ban PUBG in India. According to the reports, a ban on 275 apps have started a surface online a month after banning the 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, Shareit, Club Factory, citing data security concerns.
On Monday the government banned 47 more Chinese apps that were the duplicates of the apps that were banned before. All the apps were the lite version of the original ones and all are not available on the official store. PUBG is still under review but chances are higher for the ban of the highly anticipated battle royale game.
Since the launch date, PUBG got immense popularity among Indians and other users from all over the world, and people got addicted to this game. PUBG posses over 175 Million downloads only in India and there are serious reasons behind this decision of the Indian government.
China reacts to India’s ‘Digital Strike’
Responding to India’s boycott of the Chinese applications at a Chinese Foreign Ministry instructions, representative Zhao Lijian stated, China is firmly worried about the pertinent notification gave by the Indian side. We are checking and confirming the circumstance. “I need to pressure that the Chinese government consistently requests that the Chinese organizations submit to global standards, neighborhood laws and guidelines in their business collaboration with remote nations,” he said.
Following India’s turn, different nations like Australia and the US are additionally intending to boycott Chinese applications on account of the security danger they have.
Association Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had said that India’s unexpected move to boycott 59 Chinese applications was a “computerized strike.” “We restricted Chinese applications to ensure information of compatriots; it was an advanced strike,” Prasad said at a BJP rally in West Bengal, news office Press Trust of India revealed.