Congress launched Quit India agitation demanding Britishers to leave the country. Several Sangh workers took active part in it. In Ashti - Chimur region of Maharashtra, some Swayamsevaks sacrified their lives in the agitation.
Ramtek 'Nagar karyavah' of RSS Shri. Balashaeb Deshpande was sentenced to death. Later, this sentence was revoked by british Government.