Sri Balasheb Deoras passed away on June 17.
Severe Cyclone hit the Godavari Districts of Andhra Pradesh in November causing 900 deaths and massive property loss. Sangh participated actively in the relief operations under the banner of Jana Sankshema Samiti.
Plane crash in Chakri Dadri, Haryana leaving 350 dead. Sangh's remarkable role in the relief operations were praised by the international press particularly the Gulf press.