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Indian named ‘the world’s oldest father’ after conceiving a child at the age of 96 at the age of 104

Indian named “World’s oldest father” after conceiving a child at the age of 96 dies at the age of 104 when his bed catches fire while smoking

  • Ramjeet Ragav suffered severe burns in the tragic fire and later died in the hospital
  • He made headlines all over the world after fathering two sons in the 1990s
  • But he only died after the eldest boy was kidnapped and his wife left with the other

Ramjeet Ragav photographed in 2011 with his oldest son Vikramjeet

Ramjeet Ragav photographed in 2011 with his oldest son Vikramjeet

The ‘oldest father of the world’ who fathered two children in his nineties, died in India at the age of 104 after his bed caught fire while smoking.

Ramjeet Ragav made headlines around the world in 2010 when his first son was born and again when he broke his own record two years later at the age of 96.

But the former wrestler died in the hospital after serious burns during the fire last Tuesday at his home in Kharkhoda, near New Dehli.

A neighbor said he ran to help after he heard his screams for help.

He said: “I saw smoke coming out of his house and then I heard him calling for help. I ran to him and saw him lying on the floor on fire.

“I splashed water on him and helped him to my vehicle before taking him directly to the local hospital.

“Doctors treated him immediately. His left side was badly burned. But the doctors there referred him to another hospital in Rohtak, so I admitted him and admitted him before I went home.

The inside of Ramjeet Ragav's house after the fire last week in Kharkhoda, North India

The inside of Ramjeet Ragav's house after the fire last week in Kharkhoda, North India

The inside of Ramjeet Ragav’s house after the fire last week in Kharkhoda, North India

Happier Times: Ramjeet Raghav made headlines around the world when he became the father of Vikramjeet, 94 years old in 2010. He beat his own record when his second son was born two years later Happier Times: Ramjeet Raghav made headlines around the world when he became the father of Vikramjeet, 94 years old in 2010. He beat his own record when his second son was born two years later

Happier times: Ramjeet Raghav made headlines around the world when he became the father of Vikramjeet, 94 years old in 2010. He beat his own record when his second son was born two years later

“The next day I was told that he had died.”

Ramjeet’s wife Shakuntala gave an incredible birth to their first son, Vikramjeet, in 2010 when she was 60 and he was 94.

In 2012 their second son Ranjeet was born.

Photos of the radiant couple were radiated all over the world and the couple even claimed to have sex in their cabin three times a night.

But the couple was confronted with a tragedy in May 2013, when their eldest son was torn from his mother’s arms and abducted.

Shakuntala was on her way to the hospital with Vikramjeet who had a fever but the child was abducted while she slept on a couch in a bus station during the trip.

Ramjeet with his wife and two sons in their small hut in the village of Kharkhoda, India Ramjeet with his wife and two sons in their small hut in the village of Kharkhoda, India

Ramjeet with his wife and two sons in their small hut in the village of Kharkhoda, India

The inside of the house of Ramjeet Ragav completely destroyed by his fire, in Kharkhoda, in Sonipat, Haryana, Northern India

The inside of the house of Ramjeet Ragav completely destroyed by his fire, in Kharkhoda, in Sonipat, Haryana, Northern India

The inside of the house of Ramjeet Ragav completely destroyed by his fire, in Kharkhoda, in Sonipat, Haryana, Northern India

Ramjeet depicted with his wife and children in 2012 after the birth of his second son

Ramjeet depicted with his wife and children in 2012 after the birth of his second son

Ramjeet depicted with his wife and children in 2012 after the birth of his second son

Despite police investigation, he was never found.

Ramjeet got more heartache six months later when Shakuntala left him and their youngest son took Ramjet.

Ramjeet said at the time: “I have no idea where she went. I was outside and when I returned, she and my younger son were gone.

“My life is a waste in itself. I used to eat well, but now because of the stress I don’t eat. I can survive without food. But what kind of life is this? Only I know who suffers the pain.

‘I miss my children; I feel it is better to die because I can never forget them. “

Tragically, Ramjeet has never seen his wife and sons again.

He was cremated by his community in Sonipat, Haryana, on February 13.

Lonely: Ramjeet Ragav depicted in 101 at the age of 101 with a photo of his wife and two sons. The biggest son was kidnapped and his wife later left with the younger boy who left him alone

Lonely: Ramjeet Ragav depicted in 101 at the age of 101 with a photo of his wife and two sons. The biggest son was kidnapped and his wife later left with the younger boy who left him alone

Lonely: Ramjeet Ragav depicted in 101 at the age of 101 with a photo of his wife and two sons. The biggest son was kidnapped and his wife later left with the younger boy who left him alone

Ramjeet Ragav pictured in 2017 at the age of 101 in his native village in India

Ramjeet Ragav pictured in 2017 at the age of 101 in his native village in India

Ramjeet Ragav pictured in 2017 at the age of 101 in his native village in India

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