Mizoram: Ziona Channa, husband of 38 wives and father of 89 children in India, has died at the age of 79 after suffering from various diseases.
According to Indian media, Ziona Chana, who is known all over the world as the “head of the largest family”, passed away due to high blood pressure and diabetes.
Ziona Channa, from the Indian state of Mizoram, had 38 marriages and had 89 children. He was born in 1945 and married for the first time at the age of 17 to a woman 3 years his senior.
Ziona Chana was last married in 2004. The 108-member family lives in a four-story house. Because of this family, the small village of Bukitang in Mizoram became a tourist attraction in Telangana.
Due to the family’s fame and tourist attraction, various brands had offered commercial aids to the family and the family had also appeared in advertisements for India’s leading dishwashing brand.
Expressing grief over the demise of Ziona Chana, Chief Minister Mizoram conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the family.