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In 1973, a 23 yr. old nurse, Aruna Shanbag was sexually assaulted and strangled by a dog chain, by a ward boy, in KEM hospital, Bombay.For the last 36 years, this nurse has been blindedand is in an irreversible coma.She is looked after by the staff of the hospital. The ward boy got away with 7 years in jail.The doctors say there is no chance of her recovery. A fit case for euthanesia? This case has come up before the Supreme Court.Whare your views?

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Asked by mohanbirsingh ghura, 17 Dec '09 09:04 pm
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She should be allowed to end her life. She is not living anymore. And that ward boy who did it, should be hanged. How dare he enjoy life while his victim is suffereing due to his misdemeanor?
Answered by joyoti sen, 18 Dec '09 10:06 am

 
  
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Whatever opposition we encounter to "Euthanasia" is in the name of possible misuse by powerful people to eliminate old vulnerable helpless patients for monetary interests, otherwise their is no problem in accepting Euthanasia in fit cases where it is obvious that Life is sustained only with artificial means without any meaning and the person is merely a Vegetable. So not going by the Sentiments shown by Munnabhai, one has to favour a respectful adieu to that victim called Aruna.
Answered by subhash tiwari, 17 Dec '09 11:41 pm

 
  
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Yes..Euthanasia should be allowed. It is better to die peacefully rather than being alive and experience suffering. If arunaji could speak, i am sure the first thing she would ask is to let her die. I know she would be praying to god every second that she die soon and attain peace. People a commiting a big sin by keep her alive and making her experience painSince yesterday after seeing the news on aruna, i am unable to be normal. One could not imagine the trauma she has gone through all these days. Oh God if you are there pl. take her in your arms soon and punish that devil sohanlal walmiki and give him a death that one could not even imagine.......
Answered by sumati gayki, 18 Dec '09 09:51 am

 
  
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Supreme court has accepted her plea and allowed her a voluntary death.............i support d court order
Answered by gaurav shokeen, 17 Dec '09 09:11 pm

 
  
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This is a tragedy to the ultimate. The nurse surely deserves euthenasia, esp after hospital itself surrendered, and 36 years of life support is really unfair on the suffering patient.

The assaulter should be tortured to death for 36 years.
Answered by A Moin, 17 Dec '09 09:10 pm

 
  
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He should be shot dead.
Answered by dare devil, 17 Dec '09 09:09 pm

 
  
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1)After docters view. what is the alternative probability of her survival with other unkown treatments.Even if in case of some remote possiblity if she becomes ok,what could be her qulity of her life.
In case if patient is not in a position to maintain the basic minimum quality of life after treatment.then it is in the interest of all to allow her to live this world with burning memories of her life.
2) Did the boy learned a lesson after seven years .This review is more important to for saving life of others. As the helpless person is living measuarbly for 36 years in this world .and We donot want to see more helpless people again due to such acts.
Answered by vilas manohar deshpande, 18 Dec '09 11:07 am

 
  
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Capital punishment is of utmost necessary to the culprit
Answered by jameel ahmed, 18 Dec '09 10:13 am

 
  
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He should be executed first.
Answered by Mac D, 18 Dec '09 10:11 am

 
  
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In my opinion the Supreme court should immediately allow euthanesia for her.It is good and courageos on the part of the person who has brought it to the notice of Supremem court.
It is sad that such henious criminals as the ward boy in question escape with just seven years of imprisonment.They should be hanged brutally.
Answered by HEMANT MEHTA, 17 Dec '09 10:24 pm

 
  
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