Meet Bagun Sumbrai who was born on 24 February 1924. He is 94 years old. He is an Indian politician and a former member of the 14th Lok Sabha. He represented the Singhbhum constituency of Jharkhand, and he is a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party.
Bagun Sumbrai was the Member of Parliament for 5 times and four times MLA from Chaibasa in Jharkhand from 1967. Even today, he lives in two rooms. He only wears a Dhoti no matter if its winter or summers. More interestingly, he has done 58 weddings.
And guess what! He doesn’t even remember the names of some of his wives. He was first married in 1942. He has a number of children and grandchildren. Even after marrying for 58 times he never suffered the financial crisis and other difficulties of life.
To let you know, there is no restriction on keeping more than one wife in the tribal community. Bagun considered Lord Krishna as a source of16,108 marriages, considered who did 16,108 marriages. According to him, Lord Krishna married some of them as they were sexual-assault victims who were disowned by their families.
Surprisingly, one of his wives was his daughter’s classmate in the school. Her name is Anita Kumari. Bagun was famous among the tribal women because he had modern morals and thoughts. He promoted girls education. This made them attracted toward him. They proposed for marriage and Bagun never refused any of them.