India (India) is set to impose a permanent ban on 59 apps from China. At the same time, this move of India has created panic in China. China is now referring to the World Trade Organization (WTO). China said on Wednesday that the Indian government’s decision to ban 59 Chinese Apps is a violation of the rules made by the WTO regarding trade. At the same time, China has said that this decision of India can cause a lot of damage to Chinese companies.
According to a Reuters report, this ban on Chinese apps was imposed last year when there was a violent skirmish between Indo-Chinese troops in the Galvan valley in eastern Ladakh. This month the Government of India decided that it will continue banning other apps including TicketTalk. Chinese Embassy spokesman Ji Rong said that we urge the Indian side to immediately correct its discriminatory measures and work to prevent further damage to bilateral cooperation.
59 apps including ticketlock included in the list
Actually, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has issued a fresh notice for a permanent ban on these China apps in India. Among the apps that will be banned include 58 more apps from Tiktok. The government is satisfied with the answers and clarifications given by these companies. Therefore, preparations are being made to ban these 59 apps permanently. Notice has been issued to companies for the ban only last week.
Government was banned citing sovereignty
Let us know that the government had banned 59 apps in June, including Tytock of Baydance, UC Browser of Alibaba and WeChat of Tencent. Banning the app, it was said that through them activities are being done against the sovereignty and integrity of India. Subsequently, the government gave these companies a chance to present their stand regarding compliance with privacy and security requirements before imposing permanent restrictions. Companies were also asked to answer questions sent by the ministry about this. 59 App was banned under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act.