A landless farm laborer in Haryana became the oldest father at the age of 94 years, following the birth of his son last month, surpassing the 90 year old Nanu Ram Jogi of a Rajasthan village who gave birth to his 22nd child back in 2007.
Ramajit Raghav, who lives in the Kharkhoda town of Sonipet district, revealed that his wife Shakuntala, who is said to be in her 50s, gave birth to his son at a government hospital, the Times of India reported. Raghav claimed that the child was "God's gift" and said that they have named him as Karamjit.
AdvertisementDr Mahender Kumar, who is the senior medical officer at Kharkhoda Civil Hospital confirmed that Shakuntala was admitted to the hospital and gave birth to a son last month. On being asked about the advanced age of the father, Dr Kumar said that while giving birth to a son at such as old age is a remote possibility, it cannot be ruled out.
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