Government Communique dated February 1948:

When the nation mourned the death of Mahatma Gandhi, there were some people who celebrated. The shakhas of RSS & Hindu Mahasabha bore a festive look. Lamps were lit, flowers showered & firecrackers lit. What the Sanghis had failed to do for the past decade, had been done by one their cadre.

The activities of the RSS constituted a clear threat to the existence of the Government and the State

All their (RSS) leaders' speeches were full of communal poison...As a final result of the poison, the country had to suffer the sacrifice of the valuable life of Gandhi ji

The activities of the RSS constituted a clear threat to the existence of the Government and the State