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Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Test Launched Trial Version Of New Messaging App 'Kimbho'



Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Test Launched Its New Messaging App 'Kimbho'- Tagline, Details, Use, Criticism

Yoga Guru, Baba Ramdev's Patanjali has test-launched a new swadeshi messaging application called 'Kimbho' in competition with Facebook-owned WhatsApp.  

Patanjali 'Kimbho' messaging app facilitates to offer private and group chats with free phone and video calling.

The Kimbho messaging app tagline is "Ab Bharat Bolega".

Earlier, Patanjali had recently tied up with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) to enter the telecom sector by launching its 'Swadeshi Samriddhi' SIM cards.

The Kimbho messaging app was first launched through Google Play Store, but soon after a day, the Kimbho App was deleted stating its trial phase. It witnessed over 150,000 downloads.

Kimbho App Criticism

Kimbho App after a few hours of its launch received a wide attention from users but many people raised questions about the privacy and security features of the Kimbho application.

Many users also discovered a similar app on Apple’s App Store for iOS devices. It was alleged that the Kimbho iOS app is actually a copy-paste version of an existing 'Bolo Messenger App'.

The alleged Kimbho app for iOS had the same screenshots, product description and the app developer as that of the Bolo Messenger.

Patanjali Yogpeeth Spokesperson, SK Tijarawala in a press release stated that at present that Kimbho App isn’t available on any app store at the moment, and the Patanjali will not take any responsibility for the duplicates.



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