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[THREAD] #SonamKapoor's reaction on #MohanBhagwat's statement is dumb and misplaced outrage!

Bhagwat said 'The cases of divorce are more in educated and affluent families because of more arrogance in such families'

Sonam Kapoor called it "Regressive, foolish statements"
Many others, assumed that Bhagwat said 'women' instead of 'families' in his statement.

Well, here is some data. As per Indian Express report, top 5 states with highest % of married population who are separated -

Kerala
Chhatisgarh
Tamil Nadu
Andhra Pradesh
Maharastra
Lowest five in the list are -

Jharkhand
Rajsthan
Uttar Pradesh
Haryana
Bihar

Now, just correlate this list with the literacy rate list + average income in these states, and you will find some substance in Mohan Bhagwat's claim.
Also, those calling Mohan Bhagwat's statement as patriarchal, because they ASSUMED, he said women instead of family.

Here is what he also said in the same speech on 16th Feb -
"Many times women members of the family have to carry out more painful work than us to ensure that we can do what we do"

"The condition of the society is because of the customs women here were confined to homes for last 2000 years. This was not the case 2,000 years ago"
"Hindu society should be virtuous and organised, and when we say society, it is not only men. A society is the one which gets its identity due to its sense of belonging"
"I am a Hindu, I respect the places of reverence associated with all faiths. But I am firm regarding my own place of reverence. I have got my sanskar from my family, and it is matru shakti, which teaches us so"
"There is no society without a household, and women, who comprise half of the society, should become more enlightened. But if we do not care about our society, then neither will we survive, nor our family"

These are some of the remarks he made where he MENTIONED WOMEN
Sources -

Mohan Bhagwat's remark/s - thehindu.com/news/national/…

Sonam Kapoor's tweet -

Indian Express on divorce - indianexpress.com/article/india/…
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