The alleged involvement in a 2006 sex scandal has come back to haunt the Congress party’s J&K President Ghulam Ahmed Mir. About a dozen Congress leaders from the UT have submitted resignations from their posts to Sonia Gandhi questioning Mir’s leadership skills. The leaders, considered close to former chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, have also brought up Mir’s alleged involvement in the 2006 controversy, in which he was one of the accused, and later acquitted. Mir became J&K Congress chief in 2015 replacing party veteran and former minister Saifuddin Soz. “The decision (Mir’s appointment) was welcomed despite the fact that he was not carrying the desired reputation required for the coveted post in view of his involvement in ‘famous’ sex scandal of 2006,” the letter signed by the leaders read. Over to the Congress high command.