- The Gupta's latest wedding extravaganza made headlines after more than 30 tons of trash was removed from an environmentally-sensitive area
- However, the ceremony brought another set of issues along with it, namely some questionable in-laws
- From sponsoring the lavish event to dubious loans made out to the family, the newest addition to their numbers has raised some eyebrows
The Gupta family's latest wedding extravaganza has cemented bonds with another family, already fingered in one of the Gupta's ventures in Mzansi.
Briefly.co.za reported that the wedding had cost around R500 million, a double-feature event at the foot of the Himalayan Mountains.
Now, News24 reports that this is small change compared to the two families' newest venture: a R7.1 billion university complex in Uzbekistan.
The wedding secured ties between the Guptas and the Jalan family, who have already embarked on a healthcare venture linked to a mobile health clinic scandal in South Africa.
Shivangi Jalan married Atul Gupta's son, Shashank Singhala, whose father, Vishal Jalan, and uncle, Murari Lal Jalan, and cousin, Ankit Jalan, have raised eyebrows.
AmaBhungane reports that Murari forked over R12 million for yet another pricey Gupta wedding in Abu Dhabi.
But this was not the first time the two families exchanged large amounts of money. Aakash Garg, another in-law to the Gupta family, received R100 million paid out by Murari to a company Garg owns, Agev Investments, back in 2018.
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