Euthanasia

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TABLE OF CONTENT:
* ACKNOWLEDGEMENT 2 * RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 4 * TABLE OF CASES 5 * INTRODUCTION 6 * MEANING OF EUTHANASIA 8 * CAN RIGHT TO DIE BE EQUATED WITH RIGHT TO LIFE? 9 * DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SUICIDE AND EUTHANASIA 11 * LEGALISATION OF EUTHANASIA 12 * ARGUMENTS AGAINST EUTHANASIA 14 * ARGUMENTS FOR EUTHANASIA 16 * GLOBAL POSITION 18 * NEW DIMENSIONS IN INDIAN HISTORY: ARUNA SHANBAUG CASE 23 * CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTION 25

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

The researcher in this project has adopted the doctrinal or traditional method of research of research by way of analyzing arranging ,ordering by systematizing the existing provisions on the subject matter through reasoning power and rational deduction. The study will be mainly based on propositions and doctrines through library work and internet survey and not on the field.

HYPOTHESIS
Researchers seeks to learn the importance and legal perspectives of Euthanasia in present world, and thus sort the actual need of Euthanasia to made it applicable and legal. Whether right to life as guaranteed by the Constitution of India be equated with the right to die.

TABLE OF CASES:
* Chenna Jagadeeswar vs. State of AP 7 * Gain Kaur vs State of Punjab 7,20 * M.S Dubal vs. State of Maharastra 7,21 * Naresh Maratra Sakhee vs Union of India 21 * P. Rathinam v. Union of India 21

INTRODUCTION
This research paper deals with one of the most debated subjects in the world, is euthanasia. The debate is regarding the legalization of euthanasia. This debate is a continuing one as some people are of the view that life is sacred and no one has got the right to end it whereas on the other hand some say that life belongs to oneself and so each person has got the right to decide what he wants to do with it even if it amounts to dying. In this materialistic world, where medical sciences have been developed and is developing to the extent that it has attained several new and dynamic dimensions which is leading to the preservance of human life i.e. preserving one’s right to life, which in earlier times was not so developed, thus resulting in the reduction in the death rate. At one hand it is proving its miraculous things that bring about a change in modern human life and at another corner it is ultimately leading to growth in population, evolution of new deadly diseases, rise in the life expectancy etc.. Thus the whole question revolves round just one thing “VALUE OF LIFE”. How is the value of life determined? Are rights to live and die equated? These are primary questions of conflict that every society has witnessed in the course of time. What is legally or morally right or what prevailed among life and death has been a debate over centuries now. The creation of rights of an individual take...
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