While we debate the merits of euthanasia, while well-meaning emotion battles hard-headed reason, Aruna Shanbag languishes in her vegetative state in a hospital bed. It’s been 40 years. Get your head around it.
Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and a founding member of the governing council of India Foundation. He is the author of, among other titles, Partitioned Freedom and The Hindutva Paradigm