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World's Oldest Dad Becomes Father Again at Age 96

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Ramajit Raghav of Kharkhoda village became the world's oldest father for the first time in 2010 when he was 94. Youtube

An Indian man has become the world's oldest dad for the second time at the age of 96.

Just two years ago Ramjit Raghav became the world's oldest father at the age of 94 when he had his first born son Karamjit, and now he has reconfirmed his record-breaking virility after he and his wife Shakuntala, 54, welcomed their second son into the world last week.

Raghav, who is nearly a century old, attributes his own virility to a healthy lifestyle and a diet rich in fruit and dairy.

However, Raghav said that his neighbors are more jealous of his sexual prowess.

"I do it three or four times a night," he said, according to The Mirror.

Speaking at his home in the state of Haryana, 50km from Delhi, he revealed that his neighbors were also jealous of his fertility.

"My neighbors are jealous and they keep asking me for my secret but all I tell them is that it is God's will," he said. "I'm healthy and I enjoy sex with my wife. I think it's very important for a husband and wife to have sex regularly and when she asks I will go on all night but for the sake of my child I've put our needs aside for now."

The father-of-two believes that a daily diet of almonds, butter and milk kept him sexually active. However, he said that after the birth of their first son, the couple had to temporarily stop having sex because they needed to deal with their new-found parenting duties.

The energetic lover says that he can make love better than any younger man.

"I care for my wife and I give her everything she needs. She is a very happy woman," he said. He said that he met his wife Shakuntala on a rainy morning while sitting next to a Muslim shrine 22 years ago. He had asked her to come home with him, she agreed and since then, she's never left.

"She didn't have any family or friends around, and I wanted to help her," he explains. "I took her under my wing and taught her some yoga and we fell in love. Many of my past girlfriends had died so I had never married and then I asked Shakuntala to be my wife."

Shakuntala claims that she would have been dead by now if it wasn't for her husband's caring ways.

"It doesn't matter how old he is, I love him and I care for him dearly even, though he shouts at me sometimes," she said. "He doesn't seem old to me, he can make love like any 25-year-old man, even better because he can go on all night, and he makes a wonderful father."

Raghav said that despite him swearing that he would never have any more children after his wife gave birth to their first soon, he feels very blessed to provide a sibling for his eldest child.

"What can I do? This is all god's wish. He wanted me to have another son," he said.

He said that when his wife gave birth to the healthy boy earlier this month at the Government hospital in Haryana, the doctors laughed when Raghav said that he was the father.

"They just laughed but they were very surprised," he said.

Raghav, who lives with his family in a studio apartment and was a farmer all his life, says that he has high hopes for his sons.

"I have been a farmer all my life. But I want them to become high ranking government workers," he said. "It's good that I have another son now. Even if one of them dies, God forbid, I will have someone to carry on my family name."

Neither he nor his wife wants to have any more children. Rather than he undergoing a vasectomy, she will be sterilized to make sure that they do not have another child.

"My wife will undergo a tubectomy operation this year. We aren't planning more children, two are more than enough and I have limited financial resources, which can only sustain their needs. I want to send them to school and wish to see them lead a respectable life," he said to The Telegraph.

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