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 views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress. It is a concept associated with passive euthanasia. Union of India Judge,ent Others stated that medical assistance to Shanbaug could—with supervised medical intervention—be withdrawn.

We take turns looking after her and we love to care for her. Twitchell Mordechai Dov Brody Lantz v. How can anybody think of taking her life? Aruna Ramchandra Shanbaug 1 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.

All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress. Auna Aruna Shanbaug Judgment. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. After the brutal assault, Shanbaug was admitted to the same hospital.

Aruna Shanbaug case laid foundation for Euthanasia verdict

Thus, in our cogent opinion, the question of law involved requires careful consideration by a Constitution Bench of this Court for the benefit of humanity sbanbaug a whole. Videos Statue politics in But it had opposed the concept of Living Will or advanced directive. The case helped shed light on an extremely complex issue of medical ethics and law.

All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress. Gallery Australia says ‘Happy ‘ as rest of the world awaits New Year. The Supreme Court on March 9 ruled that individuals had a right to die with dignity, allowing passive euthanasia with guidelines.

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

During the assault, she was tied with a dog chain around her neck, which cut off oxygen supply to her brain and left her in a permanently vegetative state. Emotions, nostalgia run high on eve of Hyderabad High Court bifurcation. By rejecting outright the use of shanbag euthanasia to end life through administration of lethal substances, the apex court thereby laid down stringent guidelines under which passive euthanasia would be legally allowed via a high court-monitored mechanism.

Human rights abuses in Kashmir Violence against women during the partition of India. It has its own debates both in favour of and against the process. Whilst the Court has held that judfement 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.

Role of the Medical Board — As the court upholds to cqse 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.

The Indian Constitution recognises the right judgeemnt life with dignity but nudgement the right to die.

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Aduna. We do not mean to decry or disparage what Ms. Follow the instructions after that. 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. Shanbaug never recovered all through the 42 years of the rest of her life that she was taken care of by fellow nurses at KEM hospital in a room attached to ward no. Following the incident, the nurses in Mumbai went on strike, demanding improved condition for Shanbaug at the hospital and better working conditions for themselves.


It does not have restricted meaning. It was observed that Aruna Ramchandra Shanbaug Vs. Brain-damaged India nurse dies 42 years after rape”. Following the Supreme Court decision rejecting the plea, the nursing staff at the hospital—who had opposed the petition and had been looking after Shanbaug since she had lapsed into a vegetative state—distributed sweets and cut a cake to celebrate what they termed her “rebirth”.

Her contention was that Aruna was arun left casw a chance at recovery as she had been in a permanent vegetative state for decades. The right of a competent, terminally ill person to avoid excruciating pain and embrace a timely and dignified death. When interviewed, Sohanlal described his version of the assault, claiming it had been committed in a “fit of rage” and that he had no clear recollection of when it had taken place or what he may have done, though he denied raping her and said that it “must have been someone else”.

The court also determined that the opinion was internally inconsistent because although it held that euthanasia can be allowed only by an act of the legislature, it then proceeded to judicially establish euthanasia guidelines.

Aruna Shanbaug case

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Integrating Safety and Process Environments. The Bill, however, has not moved forward since then. Dr Supe, however, expressed concern about misuse of shanbauy verdict.