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Heard of Ziona Chana? Born on 20 July 1945, he is the leader of Chana Páwl, a Christian sect formed in June 1942, which survives in the mountains of Mizoram, a North-Eastern state of India. He holds the world record for being the head of the “world’s largest existing family.” Chana (72) has 39 wives, 94 children, 14 daughters-in-law and 33 grandchildren. A total of 180 and counting. Currently, the family is living in Baktawng village in Mizoram. Ziona was featured in Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Top 11 Strangest Stories 2011, and in 2013’s Ripley Believe It or Not Book 9

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