Union Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister D V Sadananda Gowda and Minister of State for Education Sanjay Dhotre resigned from the Union Cabinet on Wednesday.
Gowda confirmed his decision to step down.
Besides being the chemicals and fertilizers minister in the Narendra Modi government, Gowda has also held portfolios like Railways, Law, Statistics and Programme Implementation.
His resignation comes ahead of the expansion of the Union Cabinet scheduled this evening.
Meanwhile, Dhotre, who represents Akola constituency of Maharashtra also took charge as MoS for Education, Communications and Electronics and Information Technology, in May 2019.
Their resignations comes ahead of the expansion of the Union Cabinet scheduled this evening.