Ramdev’s “Kimbho” Vanished From Playstore


New Delhi: Ramdev’s “swadeshi” messaging app called “Kimbho” that aims to take on WhatsApp has suddenly disappeared from Google Play Store.

The app launched on Wednesday is still seen on iOS App Store. Several people who tried to download the app from Play Store were amused at its sudden disappearance.

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The new app, Kimbho is being promoted as a “swadeshi messaging platform” that will compete with the market leader in the respective segment, WhatsApp.

According to the description of the application, the app has “dozens of amazing features to share Text, Audio, Photos, Videos, Stickers, Quickies, Location, GIF, Doodle and more.”

Kimbho is a Sanskrit word and according to Patanjai’s spokesperson SK Tijarawala, it means “How are you? or What’s new?”

“Now Bharat will speak. After launching sim cards, Ramdev has launched a new messaging application called ‘Kimbho’,” Tijarawala tweeted late on Wednesday.

“Kimbho empowers private group chat with free phone and video calling. It has dozens of amazing features to share text audio, photos, videos, stickers, quickies, location, GIF, Doodle and more,” read the description on iOS App Store.