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 software of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, surreptitiously modifications the privateness settings and sends information to 3rd celebration corporations within the US.
“It is good that Modi authorities is defending privateness of 130 crore Indians by banning 59 Chinese language apps. The NaMo app additionally violates privateness of Indians by accessing 22 information factors, surreptitiously altering the privateness settings and sending information to 3rd celebration corporations within the US,” Mr Chavan tweeted.
India on Monday banned 59 apps with Chinese language hyperlinks, together with vastly well-liked TikTok and UC Browser, saying they had been prejudicial to sovereignty, integrity and safety of the nation.
The transfer got here in opposition to the backdrop of the border stand-off with China and up to date conflict in Galwan Valley wherein 20 Indian troopers had been killed.
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