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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The police did not take into account that she was sodomized. Your Reason has been Reported to the admin. Company Corporate Trends Deals. The Indian Constitution recognises the right to life with dignity but not the right to die. Aruna Shanbaug arina laid foundation for Euthanasia verdict Case of assaulted nurse left in a vegetative state sparked debate on euthanasia, a complex issue related to medical ethics and law.

Shanbaug remained in a vegetative state from until her death in Latest Don’t need RBI’s reserves to meet fiscal deficit: Home India News SC permits passive euthanasia: Click this link and hit ‘Click to Subscribe’. The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress. To see your saved stories, click on link hightlighted in bold. Her only sustenance was mashed food that the nurses fed her.


The Aruna Shanbaug case which changed euthanasia laws in India

This was reduced to six zhanbaug because he had already served a year in lock up. Sohanlal was caught and convicted for assault and robbery, and he served two concurrent seven-year sentences.

The chances of a medical cure cannot be ruled out. Women’s Wall in Kerala: He further added, “There should not be a misuse of passive euthanasia for treating a patient with the worst health condition or by their family to take away property. Follow the instructions after that.

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Never miss a great news story! What is passive euthanasia? Duttakumar Desai wrote the Marathi play Katha Arunachi in —95, which was performed at college level and aruns staged by Vinay Apte in He choked her with a dog chain and sodomized her. Aruna Ramchandra Shanbaug judge,ent June — 18 Maywas an Indian nurse who was at the centre of attention in a court case on euthanasia after spending 42 years in a vegetative state as a result of sexual assault.

Euthanasia refers to the practice of ending one’s life due to extreme pain and suffering. She contended that the patient had been in a vegetative state for the past many years and did not have any jdgement of recovery at all. Retrieved 8 March This page was last edited on 4 Decemberat It also distinguished between active and passive euthanasia.


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Aruna Shanbaug case laid foundation for Euthanasia verdict

But it had opposed the concept of Living Will or advanced directive. She was moved to the medical intensive care unit MICU of the hospital and put on a ventilator. Retrieved 24 May In both the cases it will lead to injustice. The Times of India. The court rejected the petition on 7 March She was sexually assaulted by a ward boy, Sohanlal Bhartha Walmiki, when she was changing her clothes in the basement of the hospital on November 27, The apex court had, infirst recognised passive euthanasia in the Aruna Shanbaug case.

He said, “The verdict is useful for the people who are at the end stage and do not want ventilator support. Here are some rare images of ‘Ilaya Thilagam’.

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