Legal rulings on suicide in india and implications for the right to die

Asian Philosophy 5 (2):159 – 180 (1995)
Abstract In this paper I am concerned to address the question of voluntary or self?willed death from two distinct positions?a particular community's socio?religious practice (viz. Jaina sallekhan?) and as the matter stands in law (penal code, constitution, judicial wisdom, etc.) in India?in the light of the recent move by a bench of its apex court striking down the penal code section proscribing suicide. I also wish to draw out some implications of these deliberations for the beneficence of medical practice and related bio?ethical ramifications in the Indian context
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DOI 10.1080/09552369508575418
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