The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) issued blocking orders against 22 illegal betting apps and websites on November 5.
- One of the blocked apps, Mahadev Book, is at the center of a political controversy in poll-bound Chhattisgarh.
- The Enforcement Directorate (ED) conducted investigations against an illegal betting app syndicate and subsequently conducted raids on Mahadev Book in Chhattisgarh.
- The investigations revealed alleged unlawful operations of the Mahadev app.
- The owners of Mahadev app are currently in custody and have been arrested under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) for alleged money laundering.
Q.: Which illegal betting app was at the center of a political controversy in Chhattisgarh?
a. Mahadev Book
b. Betting Pro
c. Gamblers’ Paradise
d. Bet Master
Ans : a. Mahadev Book