WHAT‘S in a name? A lot when you are called Gupta.Experts yesterday said referring to a South African Indian as a Gupta may not be illegal, but could be regarded as an insult.This follows several posts on social media in which Indians complained about being called Guptas, the surname of the controversial family closely linked to President Jacob Zuma.A Port Elizabeth man, who has since removed his post, claimed that a traffic officer who called him a Gupta could not understand why he took offence.“He said he called all the Indians at work Guptas and they laugh about it so he couldn‘t understand why I was angry.“I am not a Gupta. I don‘t know anyone with a Gupta surname and I am not associated with the family, ” the man said.Pamela Maistry said yesterday she was disgusted when she was called a Gupta during an altercation over a parking bay at a Durban shopping centre.“When I got out of my car a white man approached me. He started to shout at me about taking the bay, which he said he ...

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