96-year-old dad Ramajit Raghav becomes father again, could be world’s oldest father (Video)

By on Oct 18, 2012 in Amazing, Asia, Lifestyle, Parenting Comments

Ramjit Raghav, a 96-year-old dad of India and was dubbed as the world’s oldest father, becomes a father again, after her 52-year-old wife gave birth to a healthy baby boy early this month at a primary health center in their town. Raghav has no official record at Guinness World Records though. A NTDTV news video is available below.

96 year old dad Ramjit Raghav baby

96-year-old dad Ramajit Raghav, cuddling
his new-born baby boy

Image Credit: Landov

As noted at Times of India on Tuesday, October 16, 2012, Ramjit Raghav (some reports write it as Ramjeet Raghav) became a father of the second time at the age of 96, after her wife named Shakuntala Devi gave birth last October 5. Shakuntala also gave birth to a boy back in November 2010.

According to the report, Raghav‘s record in the Haryana government’s social welfare department indicates that he is now 96 years old. He was was a wrestler during his younger years, and had remained a bachelor throughout his life until a decade ago, when he met Shakuntala. Their first so was named Vikramjeet.

“I wake up at five in the morning and go to bed before 8pm. During the day, I work in the fields and also take 1-2 hour afternoon nap.” Ramjit Raghav was quoted in the report, noting that being a farmer; his diet includes drinking about two liters of cow’s milk everyday and eating fresh and green vegetables.

“After staying together, we decided to extend our family and aspired for two sons. With God’s grace, our wish has been fulfilled,” Raghav added, stressing that he has now decided to have his wife undergo tubectomy operation. Their second son was named Ranjeet.


Report about 96-year-old dad Ramajit Raghav, who became father again
Video Credit: NTDTV/YouTube



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