Senior Congress chief and former Union minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday demanded a ban on NaMo app alleging that it was violating privateness of Indians.
The previous Maharashtra chief minister additionally alleged that the NaMo app, the official cell phone utility of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, surreptitiously adjustments the privateness settings and sends information to 3rd get together firms within the US.
“It’s good that Modi government is protecting privacy of 130 crore Indians by banning 59 Chinese apps. The NaMo app also violates privacy of Indians by accessing 22 data points, surreptitiously changing the privacy settings and sending data to third party companies in the US,” Mr Chavan tweeted.
India on Monday banned 59 apps with Chinese language hyperlinks, together with massively widespread TikTok and UC Browser, saying they had been prejudicial to sovereignty, integrity and safety of the nation.
The transfer got here towards the backdrop of the border stand-off with China and up to date conflict in Galwan Valley through which 20 Indian troopers had been killed.
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