Chinese App ban (Photo Credit: Social Media)
- Central government banned 138 betting apps
- 94 loan app also included
- Complaints were constantly being received
Digital Strike: The central government has once again taken a tough step against China. The Modi government at the center has banned 138 Chinese apps in India. In the same central government banned 138 apps, the government has banned 94 apps that give loans to China. Whose information was given by the news agency ANI. The government has started the process in this regard. The Central Government has taken this decision after receiving complaints continuously. This ban will cause loss of lakhs to China.
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According to the news agency ANI, after the order issued by the Union Home Ministry to the Ministry of Electronics and Information in this regard, the IT Ministry has started the process of banning the app. According to the news agency, there are 138 betting apps and 94 loan giving apps. This ban has been banned on the basis of urgent and emergency under section 69 of the IT Act. This step was taken after continuous complaints in which people were harassed by giving loans of small amount. In many complaints, complaints of threats and harassment were also being received.
On a communication from the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has initiated the process to ban and block 138 betting apps and 94 loan lending apps with Chinese links on an “urgent” and “emergency” basis. pic.twitter.com/TDGnEIvNtr
— ANI (@ANI) February 5, 2023
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According to the report, this app was made by the citizens of China and they appointed Indians to run it locally. People were trapped by promising to give loans at low interest and later up to 3000 percent interest was charged annually. When they were not able to pay interest, then they used to harass relatives by taking personal information from them. Due to which the person taking the loan was forced to commit suicide many times. A similar case was found in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana where people committed suicide due to non-payment of loans.
First Published : 05 Feb 2023, 03:05:06 PM
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