Government bans 21 illegal betting platforms including Mahadev App

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) issued blocking orders against 22 illegal betting apps and websites on November 5.

  1. One of the blocked apps, Mahadev Book, is at the center of a political controversy in poll-bound Chhattisgarh.
  2. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) conducted investigations against an illegal betting app syndicate and subsequently conducted raids on Mahadev Book in Chhattisgarh.
  3. The investigations revealed alleged unlawful operations of the Mahadev app.
  4. 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

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