According to some media reports, Mohan Bhagwat said: "Nowadays the number of divorce cases have increased a lot. People fight over trifle issues. The cases of divorce are more in educated and affluent families, because with education and affluence comes arrogance, as a result of which families fall apart. The society also falls apart because society is also a family."
At an event held at Ahmedabad, he went on to say some controversial comments that confining women to the homes, the current situation of the society now.
"The condition of the society is because of the customs that have been practised here for the last 2,000 years. Women were confined to homes. This was not the case 2,000 years ago. That was the golden age of our society," Bhagwat added.
Sonam Kapoor took to social media and lashed out at Mohan Bhagwat on his alleged controversial statements on the percentage of divorce cases in the country.
"Which sane man speaks like this? Regressive foolish statements," read her post on Instagram posted on her official Twitter handle.