Do you know TikTok And Dozen of Chinese Apps Ban In India? India and China border dispute have taken lives to twenty Indian soldiers at Ladakh. Because of their devastating border fights, the news of it is hitting headlines of every news channel as of now. India and China have been in a border dispute for over a decade. This incident has become a rising tension for all and it is also the first deadly clash in the border in at least 45 years.
According to BBC, diplomatic correspondent, James Robbins, violence between two armies in very serious and it can grow on a full slide conflict. Because of the growing conflict, India has decided to ban Chinese apps such as TikTok, Mobile Legends, and many more.
TikTok And Dozen of Chinese Apps Ban In India
To be exact, India has banned in total of 59 Chinese apps which includes famous apps such as TikTok and WeChat. Hence, India cited for national security concerns after the deadly clash in Ladakh. As India lags far behind China military force and economic power, it leaves them with few options. On the other hand, China is keeping eye on India’s huge population and it’s telecommunication and social networking companies as it has huge potential.
About 50 percent of India’s population which means 1.3 billion peoples are online. However, China will face a huge degrade in telecommunication as they have banned almost 60 of their apps such as TikTok, Shareit, UC browser, and many more. According to professional analyzers, one-third of TikTok’s global users are based in India with 120 Million users. India also accused China for stealing and surreptitiously transmitting users data through these apps.
Moreover, India external affair ministry and Cyber-security analyst said, “The compilation of these data, its mining and profiling by elements hostile to national security and defence of India, which ultimately impinges upon the sovereignty and integrity of India, is a matter of very deep and immediate concern which requires emergency measures.”
What Have Both Sides Said About The Incident?
Early on Tuesday, The Indian army reported that three of their soldiers died in a clash in Ladakh. Following the news, 17 other Indian troops were critically injured and died later. However, China did not confirm their casualties and accused India of crossing border. Concerning the incident, Chinese foreign ministry Zhao Lijian said that India crossed their border twice and provoked Chinese personnel.
On the other hand, India’s external affairs ministry accused China of breaking an agreement struck the previous week to respect the Line of Actual Control in the Galwan Valley. Furthermore, the local media of Ladakh reported that there was no involvement of bullets and they fought with rocks and clubs.
However, the two nuclear-armed neighbours have many histories of the face-off and territorial fights. Along with the poorly drawn of Actual Control separating two sides. Without a doubt, The recent incident will trigger a wave of anti-China sentiments in India and also lead to war between these two powerful countries. For now, what can we do is to pray for peace.