Aizawl- The head of the world’s largest family in the world Ziona, 38, had turned 72 on Thursday. Ziona who has 38 wives and 89 children, has celebrated his birthday at Baktawng Tlangnuam village in central Mizoram’s Serchhip district.
Ziona is the heads of the religious community called ‘Chana’s sect’. The community organised dances, parade and singing of hymns composed by Ziona himself to mark the day.
He married his first wife in 1959 at the age of 15 and the last one in 2004 when he was 60. The birthday celebration was completed with a community feast by over 2,100-strong sect.
Ziona’s whole family of 162 members accommodate in a four-storied house called ‘Chhuan Thar Run’ or New Generation Home. The village has become a major tourist attraction in the state because of the family.