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October 20, 2011
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Lalthai, 38, Ziona's 34th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Lalthai, 38, Ziona's 34th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
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October 20, 2011
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Thari, 30, Ziona's 38th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Thari, 30, Ziona's 38th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
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October 20, 2011
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Thangzeli, 40, Ziona's 14th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Thangzeli, 40, Ziona's 14th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
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October 20, 2011
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Rami, 27, Ziona's 33rd wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Rami, 27, Ziona's 33rdwife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
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October 20, 2011
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Changliani, 60, Ziona's 9th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Changliani, 60, Ziona's 9th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
RTR2SW46
October 20, 2011
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Kimii, 36, Ziona's 37th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Kimii, 36, Ziona's 37th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
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October 20, 2011
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Sawmi, 30, Ziona's 17th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Sawmi, 30, Ziona's 17th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
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October 20, 2011
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Remi, 37, Ziona's 26th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Remi, 37,, Ziona's 26th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
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October 20, 2011
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Sangi, 58, Ziona's sixth wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Sangi, 58, Ziona's sixth wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
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October 20, 2011
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Pari, 60, Ziona's 3rd wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Pari, 60, Ziona's 3rd wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
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October 20, 2011
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Tlungi, 65, Ziona's fourth wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Tlungi, 65, Ziona's fourth wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
RTR2SW3X
October 20, 2011
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Muani, 41, Ziona's 7th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Muani, 41, Ziona's 7th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
RTR2SW3W
October 20, 2011
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Chuani, 40, Ziona's 15th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Chuani, 40, Ziona's 15th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
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October 20, 2011
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Khumi, 65, Ziona's 21st wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Khumi, 65, Ziona's 21st wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
RTR2SW3S
October 20, 2011
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Zuali, 37, Ziona's 20th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Zuali, 37, Ziona's 20th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
RTR2SW3O
October 20, 2011
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Hmaii, 57, Ziona's second wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Hmaii, 57, Ziona's second wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
RTR2SW3K
October 20, 2011
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Siami, 30, Ziona's 39th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Siami, 30, Ziona's 39th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
RTR2SW3D
October 20, 2011
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Malsawmi, 48, Ziona's tenth wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Malsawmi, 48, Ziona's tenth wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
RTR2SW3B
October 20, 2011
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Sangi, 62, Ziona's 5th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Sangi, 62, Ziona's 5th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
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October 20, 2011
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Muanpuii, 38, Ziona's 16th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Muanpuii, 38, Ziona's 16th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
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October 20, 2011
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Rizapi, 35, Ziona's 36th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Rizapi, 35, Ziona's 36th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
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October 20, 2011
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Ngeni, 37, Ziona's 22nd wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Ngeni, 37, Ziona's 22nd wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
RTR2SW2M
October 20, 2011
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Lawmii, 34, Ziona's 35th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Lawmii, 34, Ziona's 35th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
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October 20, 2011
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Matluangi, 37, Ziona's 19th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Matluangi, 37, Ziona's 19th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
RTR2SW2J
October 20, 2011
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Rawni, 57, Ziona's 23rd wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Rawni, 57, Ziona's 23rd wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
RTR2SW2G
October 20, 2011
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Hritpuii, 32, Ziona's 27th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Hritpuii, 32, Ziona's 27th wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
INDIA
RTR2SW2B
October 20, 2011
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Zathiangi, 71, Ziona's first wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng
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Zathiangi, 71, Ziona's first wife, poses for a picture at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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October 20, 2011
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Washing hangs out to dry on the roof of Ziona's residence in Baktawng
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Washing hangs out to dry on the roof of Ziona's residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 6, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 6, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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October 20, 2011
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Granddaughters of Ziona play inside their house in Baktawng
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Granddaughters of Ziona play inside their house in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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October 20, 2011
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Family members of Ziona poses for group photograph outside their residence in Baktawng
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Family members of Ziona pose for a group photograph in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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October 20, 2011
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Engi, 5, youngest child of Ziona, poses with other children of the family at their residence in Baktawng...
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Engi, 5, youngest child of Ziona, poses with other children of the family at their residence in Baktawng in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 5, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 5, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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October 20, 2011
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A daughter-in-law of Ziona holds her grandson at their residence in Baktawng
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A daughter-in-law of Ziona holds her grandson at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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October 20, 2011
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Family members of Ziona poses for group photograph outside their residence in village Baktawng
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Family members of Ziona (R) poses for group photograph outside their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 7, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY) FOR BEST QUALITY IMAGE: ALSO SEE GF2E7BI0OV501
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October 20, 2011
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Heni, 23, granddaughter-in-law of Ziona holds her child as she sits outside his room at their residence...
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Heni, 23, a granddaughter-in-law of Ziona, at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 6, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 6, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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October 20, 2011
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A view of Ziona's 4 storey house in Baktawng
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A view of Ziona's 4 storey house in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 6, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 6, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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October 20, 2011
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Ziona's family members eat their breakfast at their residence
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Ziona's family members eat their breakfast at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 6, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 6, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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October 20, 2011
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Zuali, 37, twentieth wife of Ziona, adjusts his shirt outside their residence
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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, October 5, 2011. 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. The World's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 5, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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October 20, 2011
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Granddaughters of Ziona eat their breakfast at their residence
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Granddaughters of Ziona eat their breakfast at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 6, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 6, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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RTR2SW1B
October 20, 2011
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Saroni and Manuni, the 12th and 32nd wives of Ziona, cut banana branches to feed pigs
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Saroni, 42 (L) and Manuni, 35, the 12th and 32nd wives of Ziona, cut banana branches to feed pigsin Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 6, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 6, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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RTR2SW1A
October 20, 2011
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Villagers roast a pig for lunch for Ziona's family
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Villagers roast a pig for lunch for Ziona's family in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 5, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 5, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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October 20, 2011
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A wife of Ziona, takes out food in dishes to serve breakfast at their residence
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A wife of Ziona, prepares breakfast at their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 5, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 5, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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October 20, 2011
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Children and grandchildren of Ziona stand next to a window
ATTN EDITORS: IMAGE 8 OF 51 OF PICTURE PACKAGE '7 BILLION, 7 STORIES - THE WORLD'S LARGEST FAMILY'. SEARCH 'BAKTAWNG' TO SEE ALL IMAGES. Children and grandchildren of Ziona stand next to a window in their residence in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 5, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 5, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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October 20, 2011
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Ziona's son and grandsons play soccer inside their home in village Baktawng
ATTN EDITORS: IMAGE 7 OF 51 OF PICTURE PACKAGE '7 BILLION, 7 STORIES - THE WORLD'S LARGEST FAMILY'. SEARCH 'BAKTAWNG' TO SEE ALL IMAGES. Ziona's son and grandsons play soccer inside their home in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 5, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 5, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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October 20, 2011
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Ziona, 67, takes a break at the construction site of a church
ATTN EDITORS: IMAGE 6 OF 51 OF PICTURE PACKAGE '7 BILLION, 7 STORIES - THE WORLD'S LARGEST FAMILY'. SEARCH 'BAKTAWNG' TO SEE ALL IMAGES. Ziona, 67, takes a break at the construction site of a church in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 5, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 5, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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October 20, 2011
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Ziona, 67, takes a break at the construction site of a church
ATTN EDITORS: IMAGE 5 OF 51 OF PICTURE PACKAGE '7 BILLION, 7 STORIES - THE WORLD'S LARGEST FAMLY'. SEARCH 'BAKTAWNG' TO SEE ALL IMAGES. Ziona, 67, takes a break at the construction site of a church in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 5, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 5, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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October 20, 2011
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Ziona's family members wave from a vehicle on their way to a church construction site
ATTN EDITORS: IMAGE 4 OF 51 OF PICTURE PACKAGE '7 BILLION, 7 STORIES - THE WORLD'S LARGEST FAMLY'. SEARCH 'BAKTAWNG' TO SEE ALL IMAGES. Ziona's family members wave from a vehicle on their way to a church construction sitein Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 5, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 5, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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October 20, 2011
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Ziona, 67, sits in a jeep before heading towards the construction site of a church
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Ziona, 67, sits in a jeep before heading towards the construction site of a church in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 5, 2011. 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. The world?s population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 5, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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October 20, 2011
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Bikmawi looks out from the window of her room in Baktawng
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Bikmawi, granddaughter of Ziona, looks out from the window of her room at their residence in Baktawng in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 5, 2011. 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. The world's population will reach seven billion on October, 31 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 5, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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October 20, 2011
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Ziona, 67, takes a break at the construction site of a church in village Baktawng
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Ziona, 67, takes a break at the construction site of a church in Baktawng village in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, October 5, 2011. 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. The world?s population will reach seven billion on 31 October 2011, according to projections by the United Nations. Picture taken October 5, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
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June 12, 2011
Family members of Ziona (R) pose for a group photograph outside their residence in a mountainous village...
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Family members of Ziona pose for a group photograph outside their residence in village Baktawng
Family members of Ziona (R) pose for a group photograph outside their residence in a mountainous village Baktawng in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram October 7, 2011. Ziona, 67, is the head of a local Christian religious sect "Chana," which allows polygamy and was founded by his father Chana on June 12, 1942, the sect believes it will soon be ruling the world with Christ and has a membership of around 400 families. He has 39 wives, 94 children, 33 grandchildren and 14 daughters-in-law. Presently he lives in his 4 storey 100 room house with 181 members of his family. Ziona was 17 years old when he first got married to Zathiangi, who was then 19 years old. The family earns its living by running its own piggery and poultry farms, paddy fields and a carpentry workshop. He last married in 2000 to Siami, who was then 19 years old. He was then 56. Some of the family members are currently in the process of constructing a church on their ancestral land for the villagers. Picture taken October 7, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE
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April 26, 2010
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Franck Boezec lawyer of Lies Hebbadj, husband of Anne, an assumed name, a 31-year old French woman who has been fined for wearing a niqab while driving, attends a news conference in Nantes, western France, April 26, 2010. The case of Hebbadj, an Algerian-born butcher who became a French citizen when he married a local woman in 1999, has flared into a major political row with opposition parties accusing the government of exploiting the situation. Hebbadj, threatened by the government with being stripped of his passport for practicing polygamy said on Monday he had only one wife and several mistresses. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe (POLITICS RELIGION)
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April 26, 2010
Lies Hebbadj, husband of Anne, an assumed name, a 31-year-old French woman who was fined for wearing...
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Lies Hebbadj, husband of Anne, an assumed name, a 31-year-old French woman who was fined for wearing...
Lies Hebbadj, husband of Anne, an assumed name, a 31-year-old French woman who was fined for wearing a niqab while driving, attends a news conference in Nantes, western France, April 26, 2010. The case of Hebbadj, an Algerian-born butcher who became a French citizen when he married a local woman in 1999, has flared into a major political row with opposition parties accusing the government of exploiting the situation. Hebbadj, threatened by the government with being stripped of his passport for practicing polygamy said on Monday he had only one wife and several mistresses. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe (POLITICS RELIGION)
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April 26, 2010
Lies Hebbadj, husband of Anne, an assumed name, a 31-year-old French woman who was fined for wearing...
Nantes, France
Lies Hebbadj, husband of Anne, an assumed name, a 31-year-old French woman who was fined for wearing...
Lies Hebbadj, husband of Anne, an assumed name, a 31-year-old French woman who was fined for wearing a niqab while driving, attends a news conference in Nantes, western France, April 26, 2010. The case of Hebbadj, an Algerian-born butcher who became a French citizen when he married a local woman in 1999, has flared into a major political row with opposition parties accusing the government of exploiting the situation. Hebbadj, threatened by the government with being stripped of his passport for practicing polygamy said on Monday he had only one wife and several mistresses. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe (POLITICS RELIGION)
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April 26, 2010
Lies Hebbadj, husband of Anne, an assumed name, a 31-year-old French woman who was fined for wearing...
Nantes, France
Lies Hebbadj, husband of Anne, an assumed name, a 31-year-old French woman who was fined for wearing...
Lies Hebbadj, husband of Anne, an assumed name, a 31-year-old French woman who was fined for wearing a niqab while driving, attends a news conference in Nantes, western France, April 26, 2010. The case of Hebbadj, an Algerian-born butcher who became a French citizen when he married a local woman in 1999, has flared into a major political row with opposition parties accusing the government of exploiting the situation. Hebbadj, threatened by the government with being stripped of his passport for practicing polygamy said on Monday he had only one wife and several mistresses. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe (POLITICS RELIGION)
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Lies Hebbadj, husband of Anne, an assumed name, a 31-year-old French woman who was fined for wearing...
Nantes, France
Lies Hebbadj, husband of Anne, an assumed name, a 31-year-old French woman who was fined for wearing...
Lies Hebbadj, husband of Anne, an assumed name, a 31-year-old French woman who was fined for wearing a niqab while driving, attends a news conference in Nantes, western France, April 26, 2010. The case of Hebbadj, an Algerian-born butcher who became a French citizen when he married a local woman in 1999, has flared into a major political row with opposition parties accusing the government of exploiting the situation. Hebbadj, threatened by the government with being stripped of his passport for practicing polygamy said on Monday he had only one wife and several mistresses. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe (POLITICS RELIGION)
FRANCE-BURQA/POLYGAMY
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April 26, 2010
Lies Hebbadj (L), husband of Anne, an assumed name, a 31-year-old French woman who was fined for wearing...
Nantes, France
Lies Hebbadj, husband of Anne, an assumed name, a 31-year-old French woman who was fined for wearing...
Lies Hebbadj (L), husband of Anne, an assumed name, a 31-year-old French woman who was fined for wearing a niqab while driving, attends a news conference with his lawyer Franck Boezec in Nantes, western France, April 26, 2010. The case of Hebbadj, an Algerian-born butcher who became a French citizen when he married a local woman in 1999, has flared into a major political row with opposition parties accusing the government of exploiting the situation. Hebbadj, threatened by the government with being stripped of his passport for practicing polygamy said on Monday he had only one wife and several mistresses. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe (POLITICS RELIGION)
FRANCE-BURQA/POLYGAMY
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April 26, 2010
Lies Hebbadj, husband of Anne, an assumed name, a 31-year-old French woman who was fined for wearing...
Nantes, France
Lies Hebbadj, husband of Anne, an assumed name, a 31-year-old French woman who was fined for wearing...
Lies Hebbadj, husband of Anne, an assumed name, a 31-year-old French woman who was fined for wearing a niqab while driving, attends a news conference in Nantes, western France, April 26, 2010. The case of Hebbadj, an Algerian-born butcher who became a French citizen when he married a local woman in 1999, has flared into a major political row with opposition parties accusing the government of exploiting the situation. Hebbadj, threatened by the government with being stripped of his passport for practicing polygamy said on Monday he had only one wife and several mistresses. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe (POLITICS RELIGION)
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February 27, 2010
A member of Malaysia's "Ikhwan" Polygamy Club, Mohd Miqdad Ashaari, 30, plays with his children and his...
Rawang, Malaysia
A member of Ikhwan Polygamy Club, Mohd Miqdad, plays with his children and his two wives, during a gathering...
A member of Malaysia's "Ikhwan" Polygamy Club, Mohd Miqdad Ashaari, 30, plays with his children and his two wives, Syakirah Zakariah (L), 28, and Ummu Atikah Abu Bakar (R), 27, after they pose for a family photograph during a gathering to commemorate Prophet Muhammad's birthday, in Rawang outside Kuala Lumpur February 27, 2010. Miqdad has a third wife, Nur Aqmal Laili Abdul Malek, 25, who is not able to attend the gathering. Miqdad and his wives have a total of six children. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)
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February 27, 2010
A member of Malaysia's "Ikhwan" Polygamy Club, Mohd Nizamuddin Ashaari (C), 48, poses with his four wives...
Rawang, Malaysia
A member of Ikhwan Polygamy Club, Mohd Nizamuddin, poses with his four wives during a gathering to commemorate...
A member of Malaysia's "Ikhwan" Polygamy Club, Mohd Nizamuddin Ashaari (C), 48, poses with his four wives during a gathering to commemorate Prophet Muhammad's birthday, in Rawang outside Kuala Lumpur February 27, 2010. The wives from left are, Laila Ahmad, 45, who is the second wife, Sukainah Hamzah, 47, is the first wife, Nizamuddin, Nur Sakinah Rahmanuddin, 45, is the fourth wife, and Umaimah Majid, 42, who is the third wife. They have 24 children in total, from three to 24 years old, who live in a five-room bungalow outside the capital of Kuala Lumpur. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (MALAYSIA)
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