‘I stand by my country’: TikTok star Muskan Sharma supports Centre’s decision to ban 59 Chinese apps

The Indian government on Monday banned nearly 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, WeChat and UC Browser and Xiaomi’s Mi Community over national security concerns as India-China bilateral relations remain strained after the death of 20 Indian soldiers in the Galwan Valley clash with Chinese PLA troops in eastern Ladakh.

Written by June 30, 2020 13:23

New Delhi: Government of India banned 59 apps on June 29 which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of the state and public order. TikTok star Muskan Sharma, who had over 4 million followers on the app, has welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi government’s decision to ban 59 Chinese apps.

In a video message, the TikTok Star, Muskan Sharma said, “I stand by my country and the way that China is attacking India is simply not done especially when the Indian market is flooded with Chinese apps and various goods and products.” “Our government has taken a great step after putting ban on TikTok. I totally stand by my country,” she added. “For whatever China did they will have to pay for the same and we all should stand by our country,” TikTok Star further stated.

Watch what Muskan said:

The Indian government on Monday banned nearly 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, WeChat and UC Browser and Xiaomi’s Mi Community over national security concerns as India-China bilateral relations remain strained after the death of 20 Indian soldiers in the Galwan Valley clash with Chinese PLA troops in eastern Ladakh.

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has issued a list of 59 Chinese apps that are now banned in the country.

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“These measures have been undertaken since there is credible information that these apps are engaged in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order,” said a MeitY statement.