South Africa: Ajay and Atul Gupta are not South African citizens

Published: 6/Mar/2018
Source: The Citizen (South Africa)

Makhosandile Zulu

The family had applied for citizenship as a collective but this was rejected because more than one family member did not qualify.

Neither of the brothers Ajay and Atul Gupta – in fact not a single member of the family – are South African citizens, Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba has told a press briefing today.Gigaba was providing feedback on a portfolio committee on Home Affairs meeting which was held in parliament.He said he is pleased that the portfolio committee has concluded its sessions on the naturalisation of the Gupta family.

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Themes: Naturalisation and Marriage
Regions: South Africa
Year: 2018