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World’s Oldest Dad, Welcomes Baby Boy

Ramjeet Raghav with his familyRamjeet Raghav was and his wife Shakuntala’s side as second son Ranjeet was born weighing 4lb 7oz.

The former wrestler had gained the world record when Shakuntala — said to be 60 — gave birth to Vikramjeet.

Last year Ramjeet told The us that fatherhood was taking its toll and he didn’t want a second child. But he said yesterday: “I feel lucky to have two healthy sons. It will be tough, but I’m a happy man.”

The family live in a two-room hut in Kharkhoda, India, and Ramjeet earns £35 a month from farm work.He claims a diet of milk, butter and almonds keeps him young, saying: “I am very capable of having more babies.”

But he added: “I have asked my wife to be sterilised now. I don’t want more children, we can’t afford it. I want my boys to go to a school and study.“I will do my best to give them what they need in life.”

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