But this is an altogether different act from suicide or euthanasia, which, in some instances, may be difficult to distinguish from medical malpractice.
------ THE WHOLE IS ; SUCIDE ', ' EUTHANASIA ' IS A PART OF IT.
a death of one's own wish or will - is considered a dignity of high level in indian culture.
in indian culture and in bengali, it is called ' ichchaa mritu' a death of one's own wish or will.
the great charecter of mahabharat bhishma and some other saints chosed such type of death. in bouddha and jain religion such type of death highly regarded.
in modern society we call it sucide and treated it as a disregarded & hatered thing.
but why it is such?
the supreme court and this thread question considering a very narrow area ' euthanasia ' i like to consider the whole matter of unnatural death in consideration.
apart from ' euthanasia ' all unnatural deaths should have to taken in this perspective.
'I have the right to choose when and how I wish to die’.
------- I AM IN SUPPORT OF IT.
ONE MUST HAVE THE RIGHT TO CHOSE THE TIME OF ONE'S DEATH.
IN CASE OF SUCIDE THIS CLEARLY SHOWS THAT ONE HAS A NATURAL RIGHT TO CHOSE 'THE RIGHT TO DEATH' - AS A PERSONAL LIBERTY.
THOUGH LEGAL SANCTION IS NOT THERE.