The gov­ern­ment’s de­ci­sion to ban 59 Chi­nese apps — many ex­tremely pop­u­lar — has invited var­ied opin­ions. From young­sters to Bol­ly­wood celebri­ties, here’s what the larger con­sen­sus says

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For me it’s al­ways ‘In­dia First’. Twenty of our brave sol­diers were mar­tyred in the Gal­wan Val­ley de­fend­ing our In­dian ter­ri­tory. They can­not be and should not be for­got­ten. I had stopped us­ing Tiktok post the Gal­wan face off.

I have not posted a sin­gle video for quite some time and I have deleted the app as well. But I also want our In­dian tech guys to come up with bet­ter apps or sim­i­lar apps so that we won’t ever need for­eign apps. We are quite ca­pa­ble of do­ing that.

I do feel bad for those who be­came sen­sa­tions as their house­holds were run­ning be­cause of it. Go­ing Aatm­nirb­har is the best step but, I feel, fo­cus should be on pro­mot­ing Swadesi for the love of our own peo­ple. I hope our gov­ern­ment pro­vides al­ter­nate so­lu­tions, too.

Aamir Khan has re­vealed some of his staff have tested pos­i­tive for Covid19 and have been shifted to a med­i­cal fa­cil­ity. He added that his fam­ily has tested neg­a­tive.

On Twit­ter, Aamir wrote, “This is to in­form you that some of my staff have tested pos­i­tive. They were quar­an­tined, and BMC of­fi­cials were very prompt


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