Srinagar, Nov 18: In an embarrassment for the Congress just ahead of the Assembly polls in Jammu & Kashmir, a telephonic conversation showing senior party leader seeking sex-for-job from a woman has gone viral.
In the telephonic conversation a senior leader from the valley can be heard promising job to a woman in return for sexual favours.
According to report in DNA, the Congress has not officially issued any statement on the controversy which was reported by some local newspapers and websites.
Speaking on the issue, a party spokesperson said though there is no proof but we promise strict action if it is proved that the man in the telephonic conversation is a Congress leader.
The purported telephonic conversation is reportedly of an influential party leader from North Kashmir. The report said the conversation clips is in two parts of eight minutes duration and in the both the clips conversation between the two revolves around sex. During the conversation, the woman reminds the leader of his job promise to which he said he would do everything but first she comes to him.
Even he is asking her to take an oath that she loves him. The woman tells him that she has never heard such things and that she is feeling a bit shy, says the report.
The conversation which has gone viral on social media and being circulated on WhatsApp has surfaced just before the Assembly polls and the Congress is struggling hard to maintain its foothold in the State after humiliating defeat in the Lok Sabha polls.