As tensions between India and China continued to flare up after the violent clash in eastern Ladakh’s Galwan Valley, the Indian government has banned as many as 59 Chinese applications including TikTok.
Several popular applications including Shareit, Helo, Likee, WeChat, UC Browser, Shein have been mentioned among the list of banned Chinese apps.
This major move is aimed at safeguarding the interests of crores of Indian mobile and internet users. This important decision is a targeted move to ensure complete safety and sovereignty of Indian cyberspace, the Ministry of Information Technology added in a notification.
The news of banning TikTok (Most popular app in India) came as a pleasant surprise to CarryMinati. Famous Indian YouTuber Carryminati has welcomed the Modi government’s decision to ban 59 Chinese apps. Taking to Tweeter, Ajey Nagar wrote, “Mera video delete karwaya tha na. Ab bhugto. #TikTok #tiktokban” (You [TikTok stars] made YouTube delete my video right? Now face this).
However, this news did not go down well with TikTok users. As soon as Law, Electronics and Information Technology Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad announced that the government has blocked apps for safety, security, defence, sovereignty and integrity of India, Social media users have started a trending hashtag, #carryminati on Twitter.
Twitter users on Tuesday said Carry would be the happiest person after TikTok was banned in India. Here is how Twitter users reacted.
Earlier, the YouTube vs TikTok controversy ensued after TikTok star Amir Siddiqui posted a video in which he called out YouTubers.
In recent times, CarryMinati has been in the news for his ‘YouTube Vs TikTok’ video, which went viral on the internet and broke many records. His video was a response to the video of Amir Siddiqui. In the video, Carry roasted the TikTokers, especially Amir Siddiqui.
He posted a video to give a reply to the video of Amir Siddiqui. However, his video was taken down immediately by Youtube for violating their terms of services. After his video was removed, people from all over the world supported him. A hashtag in support of CarryMinati – #justiceforcarry has been trending on Twitter.
Later, CarryMinati published a new roast song called Yalgaar on his Youtube channel. His new roast video garnered 33.3 million views in the first day, making it one of the top 20 most viewed online videos across the world.