While the world’s population will reach seven billions at the end of month, Ziona Chana continues to expand his world's biggest family with 181 members including his 39 wives and 94 children, 14 daughters-in-law and 33 grandchildren. The whole family is now living in 100-room mansion, four-storey house set amidst the hills of Baktwang village in the Indian state of Mizoram. Ziona's family members live in different room and share kitchen and meals together. Reportedly, Ziona Chana keeps youngest women near to his bedroom with the older members of the family sleeping further away. Chana said about his huge family group, “I feel like God's special child. He's given me so many people to look after.” and “I consider myself a lucky man to be the husband of 39 women and head of the world's largest family.”
The Ziona family has 181 members including one husband with 94 children by 39 wives, 14-daughters-in-law and 33 grandchildren. The entire family poses in front of their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram
67-year-old Ziona is now working at the construction site of a church in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram
The whole Ziona family is living at 4-storey house in Baktawng village which is known as the biggest concrete structure in the hilly village of Baktawng in Mizoram
Family members of Ziona take a group picture on 7 October 2011. 67-year-old Mr Chana is head of a sect which allows people to marry as many wives as men want.
The chain of pictures shows 28 of the wives of Ziona at their 4 storey 100-room house
5-year-old Engi plays with other children of the family at their residence in Baktawng
Ziona's family members travel to the church construction site sitting on the back of a truck on 5 October 2011
In the picture is 71-year-old Zathiangi. She is the first wife of Ziona
Siami is 30-year-old and Ziona’s 39th wife
Lalthai, 38-year-old, is Ziona's 34th wife
Ziona's family members have breakfast together at their residence
Ziona's family members have meals together which prepared by wives of Ziona. It takes 30 whole chickens just to make dinner
Biggest family: with 39 wifes and 94 children Ziona Chana sets world record
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