After the fierce face-off in the Galwan valley and the warlike situation between both the countries, the Indian Government had announced to Ban 59 Chinese apps in the country. Among the banned apps, some apps were among the top 10 apps in the list of the most used apps in the world, like TikTok, CamScanner, etc.
Since many of them are the most used or very useful apps, Indians have launched some apps and have started using China-free apps. Here is the list of some Indian apps which are ready and can replace Chinese apps that are banned by the Indian government.
Mitron: It is a video app that has reached the count of 10 million users. It has gained 5 million installs within the first month of launch. This is a Bengaluru based completely Indian app and is available on Google Play Store with a rating of 4.5 out of 5 in just 2 months after the launch. It was launched in April 2020 by Shivank Agarwal and Anish Khandelwal. This is a good replacement for the Chinese app TikTok.
Chingari: It also a Bengaluru based Indian App which is a replacement to TikTok. It allows the users to upload videos, chat with friends, interact with people, share content, and browse through the feed. This is a multi-language app that is launched by Biswatma Nayak and Sumit Ghosh in November 2020.
Leher: This is an app that connects people on LIVE Video Discussion around their interests and passions. It has reached a count of 50 thousand plus downloads since it was launched in 2018 by Vikas Malpani and Atul Jaju.
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Ludo King: This particular app has become India’s number one gaming app on both Android and iOS, it adds a modern touch to the royal game of Pachisi, which used to be played between Indian kings and queens in ancient times, has surpassed top gaming titles like Candy Crush Saga, Pubg and many others in monthly active users in India. It has reached a count of 100 million-plus downloads since it was launched in 2010 by Vikas Jaiswal.
StepSetGo: it is a health and wellness app. It was launched in January 2019. It promises to make the simplest workout like walking fun again. That is worth looking at in these times of self-isolation. That is worth looking at in these times of self-isolation.
Ajio: After the ban on fashion apps like Club-factory and Shein, Indian App Ajio has become quite popular. It is a fashion and lifestyle brand. It deals in categories of womenswear, menswear, kidswear, and technology with the aesthetics of contemporary fashion by featuring a carefully handpicked selection of premium gadgets and tech accessories. Its investor is Reliance Retail with Vineet Nair as its CEO and having the headquarters at Mumbai.
Inshorts and Public: it is a very good app for readers as it helps to cover the story in short paragraphs. Inshorts runs two apps. It is a news app that offers card-based curated news and public is location-based social network Public, which enables people in Tier-1 and Tier-2 and 3 cities to record and Share happenings around them and provide real-time local updates. It was launched in 2013 having the headquarters at Noida, Delhi- NCR.