Minister of State for Skill Development Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Thursday resigned as the Union Minister, informed sources said.
Rudy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi around 8 p.m and put in his papers.
According to the sources, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah earlier in the day met Rudy and asked him to resign.
Rudy, a BJP MP from Saran in Bihar, held Independent Charge of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
He is likely to be given some responsibility in the party organisation.