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Big Indian Family – 39 wives

Family members of Ziona (R) poses for a group photo outside their residence in Baktawng village, in the north eastern Indian state of Mizoram. Ziona is the head of a religious sect called “Chana,” which allows polygamy and was founded by his father Chana in 1942. Ziona has 39 wives, 94 children and 33 grandchildren. He lives in his 4 storey 100-room house with 181 members of his family.

Ziona’s 4 storey house in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram

Zuali, 37, twentieth wife of Ziona, adjusts his shirt as his sons and driver (L) watch before heading towards the construction site of a church in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram.

 

m a vehicle on their way to a church construction sitein Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram.

 

(source : http://news.in.msn.com/gallery/Photoviewer.aspx?cp-documentid=5552790#image=4)

 

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