Aizawl: The largest family in the world
on Wednesday received a guest in Mizoram Governor Vakkom
Purushothaman at their home in Baktawng Tlangnuam village.
Purushothaman and his wife had photographic session
with Ziona Chana, his 39 wives and children and grandchildren
altogether numbering over 160 but staying under one roof.
Ziona, head of the family, which is considered the
largest in the world, is also the chief of the Chana religious
C. Lalrinthanga, a leader of the sect, said Ziona also
invited the governor for a typical Mizo tea session and
organised a cultural show performed by the members of the sect
and students of the village.
"The governor was in the village for around two and
half hours and seem to enjoy the visit to this picturesque
village, known throughout the world due to Ziona," an official
accompanying Purushothaman said.
The governor was at Baktawng Tlangnuam during the last
leg of his travel through Serchhip district of the state.