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Pakistani dad of 35 children aims to hit a century, looking for fourth wife

Apparently, everyone is okay with his matrimonial and procreation goals.

By: Express Web Desk |
June 3, 2016 4:53:41 pm
Picture used for representational purpose/ Reuters Picture used for representational purpose/ Reuters

Sardar Jan Mohammad Khilji, a 46-year-old medical technician from Pakistan, is on the lookout for a fourth wife to fulfill his aim of fathering a 100 children.

Khilji, who has three wives and 35 children, believes that it’s his religious duty to have as many children as possible, reports AFP.

Khilji says there is no trouble in his ‘paradise’ as all his children and wives live in harmony in a five-bedroom house in the outskirts of Quetta in Balochistan province. He, however, did not allow his wives to comment on the same.

In fact, two of his children are supportive of his ambition, including his eldest child Shagufta Nasreen.

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“A large family is like Allah bestowing a case of mangoes,” says the 15-year-old, who wants to pursue medicine. And 13-year-old Mohammed Esa believes his father will have more than 100 children.

As word spread around about his aim to father 100 children, he was reportedly flooded with marriage proposals. All his previous marriages were reportedly arranged by his parents

“I married the first one…when I was 26 years old, and the next year wedded the other two within a gap of five months,” he told AFP.

Jan practices at his own clinic and treats people for minor ailments like headache and fever. He also runs a seminary funded by donations where reportedly 400 children study the Quran.

Khilji realizes that when his children grow up it’ll be difficult for him to meet their financial needs, therefore, he plans to ask government for help. If the government refuses, he says God will take care of him.

Just FYI, there is a large poster outside Jan’s house carrying the symbol he used in 2013 to run for provincial office. The symbol is a double bed, which he says it “denotes special pleasure and meaning in my life”.

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