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WV
02-20-2011, 11:06 PM
The world's biggest family: The man with 39 wives, 94 children and 33 grandchildren

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1358654/The-worlds-biggest-family-Ziona-Chan-39-wives-94-children-33-grandchildren.html#ixzz1EZBOSfxe
By Daily Mail Reporter
Last updated at 9:39 PM on 19th February 2011


Ziona Chana lives with all of them in a 100-room mansion
His wives take it in turns to share his bed
It takes 30 whole chickens just to make dinner

Ziona Chana also has 94 children, 14-daughters-in-law and 33 grandchildren.

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.
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The full monty: The Ziona family in its entirety with all 181 members
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You treat this place like a hotel: With 100 rooms the Ziona mansion is the biggest concrete structure in the hilly village of Baktawng

Mr Chana told the Sun: 'Today I feel like God's special child. He's given me so many people to look after.

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

Coincidentally, Mr Chana is also head of a sect that allows members to take as many wives as he wants

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Feeling peckish? The senior ladies of the Chana family show what it takes just to make a meal
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The wives and I: Mr Ziona Chana poses with his 39 wives at their home in Baktawang, Mizoram, India

He even married ten women in one year, when he was at his most prolific, and enjoys his own double bed while his wives have to make do with communal dormitories.
He keeps the youngest women near to his bedroom with the older members of the family sleeping further away - and there is a rotation system for who visits Mr Chana's bedroom.
Rinkmini, one of Mr Chana's wives who is 35 years old, said: 'We stay around him as he is the most important person in the house. He is the most handsome person in the village.

She says Mr Chana noticed her on a morning walk in the village 18 years ago and wrote her a letter asking for her hand in marriage.

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Shared bedroom: A look inside the four-storey mansion, Chhuanthar Run - The House of the New Generation

Another of his wives, Huntharnghanki, said the entire family gets along well. The family system is reportedly based on 'mutual love and respect'

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

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

One of his sons insisted that Mr Chana, whose grandfather also had many wives, marries the poor women from the village so he can look after them


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1358654/The-worlds-biggest-family-Ziona-Chan-39-wives-94-children-33-grandchildren.html#ixzz1EZCtTGW4

WV
02-20-2011, 11:07 PM
Not sure if this guy should be a hero or the dumbest man ever.....

KcMizzou
02-20-2011, 11:10 PM
Damn... that must have been fun.

Phobia
02-20-2011, 11:16 PM
This thread is worthless with pics.

WV
02-20-2011, 11:16 PM
This thread is worthless with pics.

Yeah even looking hard you can't find a winner in there! :D

KILLER_CLOWN
02-20-2011, 11:17 PM
one wife is plenty, this guy is insane.

stevieray
02-20-2011, 11:17 PM
first pic..one smile out of all those people..first row standing up, second guy guy in with Chiefs colors...

...about one oclock second row standing up..looks like a red hair....

I blame Rainman.

Phobia
02-20-2011, 11:18 PM
But, this isn't really a bad business idea. He could have 4 or 5 of his own sweat-shops right in his own house. Well done.

KILLER_CLOWN
02-20-2011, 11:18 PM
Did he pick them up in bars?

Hey honey how would you like to be my 39th current wife?

Does that work?

Phobia
02-20-2011, 11:22 PM
Did he pick them up in bars?

Hey honey how would you like to be my 39th current wife?

Does that work?

How would you like to eat more than once a day and live in a place with a roof? I'd imagine that's pretty effective on 3rd world women.

KILLER_CLOWN
02-20-2011, 11:23 PM
How would you like to eat more than once a day and live in a place with a roof? I'd imagine that's pretty effective on 3rd world women.

Ya i keep thinking this is the guy that lives down the street from me, pretty sure he's a pimp tho.

WV
02-20-2011, 11:26 PM
If he really comes to the US to get a wife he's in for a real education!

Superturtle
02-20-2011, 11:27 PM
Hasn't he ever heard of condoms?

Discuss Thrower
02-20-2011, 11:33 PM
Chris Henry?

Frazod
02-20-2011, 11:44 PM
one wife is plenty, this guy is insane.

This. God, THIS!

Rain Man
02-21-2011, 12:06 AM
first pic..one smile out of all those people..first row standing up, second guy guy in with Chiefs colors...

...about one oclock second row standing up..looks like a red hair....

I blame Rainman.

I swear I've never seen any of those 39 women in my life.

But think about it. If you have a child and you can't raise it, just drop it off at this house. They'll never know who it belongs to, and everyone will just assume that it's some other wife's child and feed it.

I have a question, though. Can other people count the women in that picture of his wives? I swear I count 40. Either he forgot about one or some guy dropped off a wife he didn't want any more.

Garcia Bronco
02-21-2011, 12:09 AM
obviously there is a cultural difference.

KILLER_CLOWN
02-21-2011, 12:10 AM
I swear I've never seen any of those 39 women in my life.

But think about it. If you have a child and you can't raise it, just drop it off at this house. They'll never know who it belongs to, and everyone will just assume that it's some other wife's child and feed it.

I have a question, though. Can other people count the women in that picture of his wives? I swear I count 40. Either he forgot about one or some guy dropped off a wife he didn't want any more.

One is probably his mom.

Phobia
02-21-2011, 01:17 AM
What they're not telling you is this man was planted in India 40 years ago to become Sprint's tech support of the future and the entire project was an amazing success. His 3 old boys, Bob, Bob, and Bob head each 8 hour shift and the rest of the family dons headsets to take care of millions of Sprint customers every day.

HoneyBadger
02-21-2011, 03:00 AM
I swear I've never seen any of those 39 women in my life.

But think about it. If you have a child and you can't raise it, just drop it off at this house. They'll never know who it belongs to, and everyone will just assume that it's some other wife's child and feed it.

I have a question, though. Can other people count the women in that picture of his wives? I swear I count 40. Either he forgot about one or some guy dropped off a wife he didn't want any more.

Its an accounting error probably. It turns out he accidently married one of his daughters, but since she was a daughter first, she won't be counted as a wife. This is common when you have such a large family.

threebag02
02-21-2011, 03:29 AM
well at least with 39 of them he has a better chance to find one that isnt bitching

MoreLemonPledge
02-21-2011, 03:43 AM
So who pays for all of that food?