PUBG Mobile Ban in India

PUBG Mobile Ban in India: Finally Banned By Government

PUBG Mobile Ban in India: Finally  Government has put a ban of PUBG Mobile in India making it amongst 118 other Chinese Apps.


According to the reports there are nearly 33 million active PUBG players in India. On an average there are 13 million users per day online.

PUBG Mobile becomes the latest Chinese app banned by the Government. It is now amongst the other 118 Chinese apps which are banned in the country. The move is said to be in the interest of the country due to the rising tension between the two nations. Considering India's security, sovereignty and defense this step was taken said the government in the statement.

There are  33 million active PUBG players in India. On an average there are 13 million users per day online.

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology banned 118 Chinese apps on Wednesday as there were several complaints of data theft and misuse by these apps according to sources," they are engaged in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defense of India , security of state and public order."

Government released a statement which says, “The compilation of these data, its mining and profiling by elements hostile to national security and defense 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,”

A recommendation to ban such apps was also send by The Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Center which comes under the Ministry of Home Affairs also there was a huge demand from the public to put a ban on such apps which are against privacy of citizens and sovereignty of the country.

Baidu, Baidu Express Edition, Tencent Watchlist, FaceU, WeChat Reading and Tencent Weiyun, besides PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite are amongst the few in the list of 118 Chinese apps which are banned on Wednesday.

This year in June India had banned 59 Chinese apps which includes Tik Tok, We Chat & UC browser.   

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