The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has written to the Minister for Telecommunications and Electronics and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad, seeking a ban on China-based vendors Huawei and ZTE from the 5G network rollout in India.

In its letter, CAIT said that Huawei and ZTE Corporation of China should be banned from participating in 5G network rollout in India. It has also urged that technology and equipment of both Huawei and ZTE Corporation should be banned for use in 5G network rollout by any company.

It also cited the recent example of the UK barring Huawei equipment.