The world’s biggest family: The man with 39 wives, 94 children and 33 grandchildren
Ziona Chana lives with all of them in a 100-room mansionHis wives take it in turns to share his bed It takes 30 whole chickens just to make dinner. He is head of the world’s biggest family – and says he is ‘blessed’ to have his 39 wives.
They live in a 100-room, four storey house set amidst the hills of Baktwang village in the Indian state of Mizoram, where the wives sleep in giant communal dormitories.
The family is organised with almost military discipline, with the oldest wife Zathiangi organising her fellow partners to perform household chores such as cleaning, washing and preparing meals.
One evening meal can see them pluck 30 chickens, peel 132lb of potatoes and boil up to 220lb of rice.
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