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Legal situation

In short

In India euthanasia and suicide are forbidden. Passive euthanasia (quickening of the patient’s death by removing feeding tubes, etc) is permissible since 2018. 

Since March 2018, passive euthanasia is legal in India under strict guidelines. Patients must consent through a living will, and must be either terminally ill or in a vegetative state.

Right to Die Societies in India

At this moment, India does have 1 Right to Die Society: IM Euthanasia India.

Latest news

New Organisation started in India

“IM Euthanasia India” announced their formation. The organisation will be dedicating their efforts to change the premises in the Indian legal system for a ‘Right