While her husband Gopal Godse remained in prison from 1948 to about 1966, Sindhutai Godse raised her two daughters by running a business in Pune. During 1962 war with China, she wrote to Govt of India that she was willing to supply material from her factory to the Govt without making any profit on it as her contribution to the war effort. Later in 1990s, she was to be feted for her social work by music director Sudhir Phadke. This event attracted protesters and caused much controversy.
Gopal Godse died in 2005. Sindhutai passed away in 2007.