1948
Date: 31-Jan-1948

Gandhiji was assassinated on January 30. Sangh expressed its deep condolences.
Shri Guruji was arrested on February 1 in Nagpur.
Interim Government blamed sangh for Gandhiji's murder, banned Sangh and arrested 17000 swayamsevaks on February 4.
Shri Guruji announced the closure of Sangh shakhas on February 5.
After the failure of talks with government, Swayamsevaks launched satyagraha demanding the removal of ban on Sangh on December 9.