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Dubbed As "World's Biggest Family", Meet The Man With 39 Wives, 94 Children And 33 Grandchildren

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Having a large number of members in the family is both fun and exhausting. You get to interact with a lot of different people with different characteristics. You come to learn a lot of new things while spending time with them but at the same time. You also have to try living with them in harmony, and it is exhausting having to deal with so much people in a family.

A family consisting of 10-15 people is actually quite large already for us, but this family coming from India will surely make your mouths drop because of their unusual number.

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The world's biggest family on record, lives in a 100-room, four-storey house set amidst the hills of Baktwang Village in Indian State of Mizoram. The man of the family has 39 wives, 94 children, 14-daughter-in-laws, and 33-grandchildren. Wow!


"Today I feel like God's special child. He's given me so many people to look after." Mr. Chana said in an interview.

"I consider myself a lucky man to be the husband of 39 women and head of the world's largest family." he added.

Fortunately the family is very organized. The oldest wife, Zathiangi spearheads in organizing her fellow partners, dividing the tasks at home such as cleaning, washing, and preparing meals.


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The family's meal is also enormous, one evening meal is consist of 30 chickens, 132lb of potatoes and 220lb of rice.

Coincidentally, Mr Chana is also head of a sect that allows members to take as many wives as he wants. The most he had married in one year, is almost ten wives. At home, he enjoys in his own double bed while his wives stay in a dormitory-like rooms at their home.

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The ones staying the nearest in his bedroom is his youngest wife, the older members then sleep further away, and they set up a rotation system for who visits his bedroom.

"We stay around him as he is the most important person in the house. He is the most handsome person in the village." Rinkmini, one of Mr Chana's wives who is 35 years old shared in an interview.


The other wives also shared the secret as to how the family remains at peace and harmony.  She said that the family system is reportedly based on 'mutual love and respect'.

"To expand my sect, I am willing to go even to the U.S. to marry." he said.

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And Mr Chana, says he has not stopped looking for new wives. His religious sect currently has 4,00 members.

One of his sons defended Mr. Chana from those who keep saying negative comments about his way of living, he said that even his grandfather also had many wives. The purpose is to marry the poor women from the village so he can look after them.

SOURCE : Daily Mail
Dubbed As "World's Biggest Family", Meet The Man With 39 Wives, 94 Children And 33 Grandchildren Dubbed As "World's Biggest Family", Meet The Man With 39 Wives, 94 Children And 33 Grandchildren Reviewed by Lai on 25 October Rating: 5

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