Monday, September 10, 2012

Indian Officials Respond To Euthanasia Request

Indian authorities have responded with support to the parents seeking euthanasia for their two crippled children.
Euthanasia case: Government offers financial, medical help
Responding to the application of the couple who sought euthanasia for their two children who have been paralysed for years, the district administration and NGOs have come forward to help the couple get proper medication and financial aid for the kids.
Udaipur collector, Hemant Gera after receiving the application by Ramila Devi, the children's mother sent a three-member team to the village to know the plight of the family.
"Our team visited them and assured them that we will provide them all possible help and requested them not request for euthanasia. I have also sanctioned a disability pension of Rs 500 each for the two kids Bhumika Kumari (8) and Tanish (4). Likewise, the family which is already below poverty line (BPL) will get a house under CM Awas Yojna," said Hemant Gera while talking to TOI on Sunday. more

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