"People's Republic of China law requires any Chinese company including Huawei and ZTE to work for the Chinese Communist Party if asked, McCaul said.
The previous Trump administration had designated Chinese tech companies as posing a national security risk.
The US is also asking its friends and allies not to opt for a technology that is controlled by the Communist Party of China.
"It's a risk that can't be mitigated unless these companies are excluded from our networks, and I'm glad that India has recognized this threat. India has once again proven why it is a global leader in the fight against security threats posed by CCP-controlled technology, McCaul said.
Congressman Mike Waltz also thanked India for its decision.
"Thank you to India for denying the inclusion of CCP-run Huawei in their telecommunications, he said.
"As the world's largest democracy, India will be a critical ally in confronting China and securing our supply chains, Waltz said.
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