Chingari witnessed nearly 1 lakh downloads and over 2 million views per hour since the government banned 59 Chinese apps over national security concerns.
Chingari was founded by Biswatma Nayak and Siddharth Gautam last year, was trending at the top spot on Google Play Store having 3M+downloads, surpassing Mitron app, a TikTok clone platform.
"100,000 downloads per hour, guys please be patient! we are working on the servers and getting things up and running asap!" tweeted Nayak as Chingari app server got hit last night.