Earlier the Rajasthan High Court banned the Jain ritual of ‘Santhara’ in ‘Nikhil Soni v. Union of India’, comparing it to an act of suicide which is punishable under Section 309 of the IPC.
Later Supreme Court restored the Jain religious practice by staying the order of the Rajasthan HC.
What is Sallekhana/Santhara:
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According to UN, so far more than 2500 people died this year, trying to cross the Mediterranean sea. The number of people trying to cross the sea has increased this year(3 Lakh till now) compared to 2014(2.2 lakh in total).
Many shipwrecks happened this year alone, drowning thousands of people. They are exploited by people traffickers.
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