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Why they want TikTok banned in India

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From being called "anti-national" for its "close relationship" with the Chinese government, to being referred to as a "hub" of anti-national content, the last two years have been rough for TikTok and Chinese parent ByteDance. It also happens to be among the most popular social media apps in India. Recently, MeitY’s Cyber Laws and e-Security wing issued a notice to TikTok and Helo, asking them to respond to concerns that they were being used to commit anti-India and unlawful activities. TikTok sent us this response to this piece, this is their full statement: "We are grateful for the immense support given to us by India’s growing digital community. India is one of our strongest markets and we are happy to be part of the mainframe of Digital India in 15 Indian languages. In line with our commitment to India, we…

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