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An app developed by Bengaluru techies gains popularity as TikTok’s desi alternative

China-India-Chingari
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Sparking growth.
  • Prathamesh Mulye
By Prathamesh Mulye

Writer, banking and economy

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India’s desi alternative to TikTok is struggling to cope with its growing popularity.

A lesser-known short-form video sharing platform, Chingari, is facing technical snarls as it deals with an unprecedented surge in traffic following the Indian government’s ban on 59 Chinese apps on June 29.

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