By Ishank Katyal
New Delhi: Its been two days since the Ministry of Information and Technology of India has announced the official ban on one of the most popular mobile game in the world Player Unknown Battlegrounds (PUBG) along with 117 other Chinese mobile applications like We Chat, Applock, etc. from Indian market.
Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar on Friday announced on his social media handles Facebook, Instagram and Twitter about FAU- G (Fearless and United Guards), the Indian alternative mobile gaming app of PUBG.
During the announcement, the Khiladi Kumar also told about the 20 percent of the revenue he has donated to Bharat Ke Veer which is an NGO which was created by the Home Minister of India, Amit Shah.
“Supporting PM @narendramodi’s AtmaNirbhar Movement, proud to present an action game, Fearless and United Guards FAU-G. Besides entertainment, players will also learn about the sacrifices of our soldiers. 20% of the revenue generated will be donated to @BharatKeVeer Trust
#FAUG” the actor tweeted.
On June 29 2020, Government also banned China- based social media network, Tik Tok, Shein and 57 other mobile applications in India due to India- China dispute.
After that, world’s biggest social media network Instagram launched its new feature ‘Reels’, which is an embedded alternative feature of Tik Tok.
However, many developers in India had produced the Indian alternative apps of Tik Tok like MX Taka Tak, Gaana Shots, Mitron app etc. as the initiative towards the Atmanirbhar Bharat (Self- Reliant India) Movement organised by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi.