nurse who in 1973 was strangled with a metal chain, sexually assaulted,
and left in a permanent vegetative state whose case set off a national
debate on euthanasia (often called "mercy killing" in India) and helped
to lead to the legalization of life-support withdrawal.
Cause of Death: Pneumonia
Born: June 1, 1948
Died: May 18, 2015
Location: Mumbai, India