WhatsApp, owned by Mera (Formerly called Facebook) is down since a few hours. Users, primarily in India, are facing disruptions is sending and receiving messages, media files over WhatsApp. The issue is occurring not only in personal chats, but also in group chats, calls and videos. Not every user is facing the same issue.
The outage in WhatsApp has been confirmed by the website DownDetector. According to the website, the heat map of outage includes some major metro cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Lucknow. Other than that, service has been somehow affected more or less everywhere.
WhatsApp has not released any official statement yet.