In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court (SC) of India, on 9th March 2018, ruled permitting of passive euthanasia, stating the right of an individual to die with dignity. Let us take a look at what has brought about this, and what it entails? The debate over euthanasia in India was heightened in 2015 by
“The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.” -Thomas Jefferson Article 21 (No person shall be deprived of his life and personal liberty except according to procedure established by law) though provided in negative terms, gives the most important fundamental human right, the right to