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 occasion firms 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 occasion firms within the US,” Mr Chavan tweeted.
India on Monday banned 59 apps with Chinese language hyperlinks, together with vastly widespread TikTok and UC Browser, saying they have 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 during which 20 Indian troopers have been killed.
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