After the Madras High Court refused to stay its order banning the popular mobile app TikTok.
The Indian government on recently asked Google and Apple to comply with the court order and remove the application.
It is reported that hours after Madras HC refused China-based Bytedance Technology’s request to suspend the ban, Google blocked access to the app in India.
The app, which is owned by Chinese company ByteDance, allows users to create short videos and then share them.
The court had directed the Centre to ban the Tiktok app over concerns about access to pornographic content through it.
Refusing to put a stay on its April 3 order, the court also appointed senior advocate Arvind Datar as an independent counsel in the case to examine the implications of the app.
The next hearing in the case has been posted for April 24.