(Riya Saha, Intern Journalist )After the banning of 59 Chinese apps in India including short video sharing apps such as Tik Tok, Likee, Bigo, etc.
A surge in downloads for Indian short video sharing apps is noted such as Mitron, Chingari, Bolo Indya, Roposo is seen.
A day after the Indian government decided to ban Chinese apps, Mitron reported its daily traffic jumped up by more than 11 times. Mitron has been downloaded by 17 million users in India currently.
The Bolo Indya app also witnessed a huge jump in user increase in the first 24 hours of the ban. Bolo Indya currently has been downloaded by over 5 lakh.
Roposo currently has been downloaded by over 50 million.
Chingari is another short video platform that has been downloaded by 10 million users. ShareChat has also witnessed a surge in downloads. The app has been currently downloaded by 100 million users in the country.