FAISALABAD: Mian Mohammad Farooq of Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) has resigned from his National Assembly seat after the party refused his son ticket of the district council chairman.

Farooq has sent his resignation to the party chief Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

In his resignation, addressed to the prime minister, Farooq said that he had started his political career 32 years ago under the leadership of PM Sharif and is ending it when he is the premier as well.

He also stated that he was elected MNA for the sixth time in the general elections of 2013.

“There should be a difference between a loyal person and an opportunist. I will remain loyal to you till I die,” he said in the letter.

Mian Mohammad Farooq was elected to the parliament from Faisalabad constituency of NA-80.

The PML-N leader was upset with the party leadership as his son was not given the party ticket to contest the election of chairman district council in the local councils election.