Breaking: Supreme Court recognises Passive Euthanasia, Living WillsMarch 9 2018
In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has recognised and given sanction to passive Euthanasia and living will/advance directive.
The Court ruled that Right to Life under Article 21 includes the right to live with dignity and the same includes the smoothening of the process of dying in case of a terminally ill patient or a person in persistent vegetative state with no hope of recovery.
The judgment was delivered by a Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra
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