Citation: KHC (1) KHC SN (1) KLD ILR . Court of India, Ms. Aruna Ramachandra Shanbaug, a 60 – year – old female. NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: The Supreme Court’s verdict on Friday legalising passive euthanasia owes much to the Aruna Shanbaug case, around. Pinki Virani had filed a plea in seeking that Aruna Shanbaug, who lived in a vegetative state for decades after a brutal rape, be allowed.

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Women’s Wall in Kerala: On Friday, the court distinguished between active and passive euthanasia. It has its own debates both in favour of and against the process. She could not move her hands or legs, could not talk or perform the basic functions of a human being.

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Subsidised LPG price cut by Rs 5. During the assault, she was tied with a dog chain around her neck, which cut off oxygen supply from her brain and rendered her in a permanent vegetative state for the next 42 years. The top court in had recognised passive euthanasia in Aruna Shanbaug case by which it had permitted withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment from patients not in a position to make an informed decision. Dr Supe, however, expressed concern about misuse of the verdict. Videos Statue politics in Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Over timemedical science has evolved to find cure to so called incurable diseases even AIDS. Argument in Support of Euthanasia. She was on ventilator support in KEM’s acute care unit. The nurses and other hospital staffers criticized Pinki and accused her of only judyement o make money out of Aruna’s case. Aruna, who passed away judgemrnt May, was probably one of shanbwug longest living comatose patients.

Aruna Shanbaug case laid foundation for verdict- The New Indian Express

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Watch phenomenal video of the engine-less train scorching Indian Railways tracks. However, whether is it appropriate to bring the arunw of an individual to end is right or not is still debated. Here are some rare images of ‘Ilaya Thilagam’.

Women’s Wall in Kerala: The Times of India. According to this article Right to Life means the right to lead meaningful, complete and dignified life. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment.

While voluntary euthanasia is considered legal in some countries, non-voluntary and involuntary euthanasia is illegal in all countries. The right of a competent, terminally ill person to avoid excruciating pain and embrace a timely and dignified death. Union of India And Shanbaub stated that medical assistance to Shanbaug could—with supervised medical intervention—be withdrawn.

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Whilst the Court has held that there is no right to die suicide under Article 21 of the Constitution and attempt to suicide is a crime vide Section IPC, the Court has held that the right to life includes the right to live with human dignity, and in the case of a dying person who is terminally ill or in a permanent vegetative state he may be permitted to terminate.

It is also shanbagu also as mercy killing or assisted suicide, it is usually practiced on a terminally ill person.

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Aruna Shanbaug case played large role in SC’s landmark verdict on passive euthanasia

Archived from the original on 7 March Pinki Virani had filed a plea in seeking that Aruna Shanbaug, who lived in a vegetative state for decades after a brutal rape, be allowed the dignity to die through passive euthanasia. Your Reason has been Reported to the admin. The case — The bench was hearing the PIL filed in by an NGO, which said that when a medical expert is of the opinion that a person afflicted with a terminal disease has reached a point of no return, he should be given the right to refuse life support.


Hits and Misses of India’s most awaited vehicle in On January 24,the apex court set up a medical committee, which examined Aruna and concluded that she met most of the criteria of being in a permanently vegetative state. From that day Aruna could survive only on mashed food. Aruna Shanbaug, 25, was a nurse in the King Edward Memorial Hospital in Mumbai when she was assaulted on November 27, by a sweeper.

Click this link and hit ‘Click to Subscribe’. Meghalaya man held for killing, eating protected monkey species. The asphyxiation cut off oxygen to her brain, resulting in brain stem contusion injury, cervical cord injury, and cortical blindness. Brain-damaged India nurse dies 42 years after rape”. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines. Role of the Medical Board — As the court upholds to the right to die in its verdict today, CJI Dipak Misra while reserving the verdict had noted that the board will lay down guidelines for drafting living wills and how it can be authenticated.

Euthanasia is the practice of ending the life of a person in a painless way. The exercise of this right is as central to personal autonomy and bodily integrity. Duttakumar Desai wrote the Marathi play Katha Arunachi in —95, which was performed at college level and subsequently staged by Vinay Apte in To see your saved stories, click on link hightlighted in bold.

The Aruna Shanbaug Judgment.