Anti Chinese sentiment is growing day by day after Twenty indian soldiers has lost their lives in the violent face-off with Chinese troops at eastern Ladakh. In a significant move indian government “blocked” as many as 59 Chinese Apps. The modi government has issued an order asking the mobile operators to block the applications.
TikTok and LIKE, WeChat, video and live streaming ones like LiveMe, Bigo Live, and Vigo Video, utility apps such as BeautyPlus, Xender and Cam Scanner and popular e-commerce apps including ClubFactory, SHEIN, and ROMWE have been banned. The move could come as a blow to China’s wallet PLATFORM' target='_blank' title='digital-Latest Updates, Photos, Videos are a click away, CLICK NOW'>digital Silk Route ambitions, eroding the valuation of the companies, those in power feel.
Even though, this could cause financial stress to the companies involved, experts say that such a step will unlikely to effect the Dragon. "This is more of a knee jerk reaction to showcase to the people that the government is doing something about the Chinese. We depend on the Dragon on several things, if they resort to similar things, it will be very difficult. And coming to military operations, they are totally ruled out," Experts say.