Zili, a Xiomi-owned short-video platform will no longer operate in India from next month, becoming the newest Chinese app to shut its operation from India.
Zili was introduced on the Google Play store in November 2018. The app publicized that it will no longer be a part of the Indian market and will close its operations on March 13, 2023, at sharp 23:59 PM.
The reason for the step given by the executives is an operational adjustment. The app is no longer available on the Play Store so far.
Data Will Be Deleted Permanently !!
In a notice, Zili revealed that “All services related to the Zilli app will no longer be accessible to run and from the closure date, including but not restricted to the functions of download, Z-points, encashments or withdrawals, etc.”
Also, all the data will be deleted from the server permanently and will no longer be retrieved.
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However, the judgment to restrict the app is anticipated to have consequences in layoffs in the nation, a comprehensive questionnaire sent to Xiaomi on Wednesday on the advancement didn’t bring out any reply till the time of issuing this story.
According to the Google Play Store, the app had more than 10 Cr downloads before it was taken down.
The firms under scrutiny in India
Zili achieved a milestone in very less time among short video content creators after the government of India banned 59 Chinese apps the very popular Tiktok which got banned in June 2020.
The step of Xiaomi to ban Zili comes at a time when Chinese companies functioning in India have come under the survey of the Indian government for tax evasion and other reasons in between tensions between the two countries over border quarrels.
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The smartphone manufacturers such as Xiaomi, Vivo, and Oppo are under scrutiny in India concerning tax evasion and have also witnessed raids by the I-T department in the past.
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