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Thursday 04 August, 2005

Vedanta Resources

Result of AGM

Vedanta Resources PLC
04 August 2005


4 August 2005

Results of resolutions proposed at the Annual General Meeting ('AGM') of Vedanta
Resources plc (the 'Company')

The proxy votes lodged and the results of voting on the resolutions proposed at
the AGM of the Company held at 3pm on 3 August 2005 were as follows.

Resolution 1: That the accounts of the company and the reports of the directors
and auditors thereon for the year ended 31 March 2005 be received.

Votes           Votes          Discretionary Votes            Votes
For             Against                                       Withheld
226,087,521     4,172,329          540                        1,271,624
Result: Carried

Resolution 2: That the final dividend of 11.55 US cents recommended by the
directors in respect of the year ended 31 March 2005 be paid to holders of
ordinary shares.

Votes           Votes          Discretionary Votes             Votes
For             Against                                        Withheld
231,531,4       0              540                             0
Result: Carried

Resolution 3: That Mr Navin Agarwal, a director retiring in accordance with
article 121 of the company's articles of association, be re-appointed

Votes           Votes          Discretionary Votes             Votes
For             Against                                        Withheld
231,260,669     44,500         540                             226,305
Result: Carried

Resolution 4: That Mr Aman Mehta, a director retiring in accordance with article
121 of the company's articles of association, be re-appointed

Votes            Votes         Discretionary Votes             Votes
For              Against                                       Withheld
227,398,463      3,915,428     805                             217,318
Result: Carried

Resolution 5: That Mr Euan Macdonald, a director retiring in accordance with
article 121 of the company's articles of association, be re-appointed

Votes            Votes         Discretionary Votes             Votes
For              Against                                       Withheld
227,397,028      3,915,828     540                             218,818
Result: Carried

Resolution 6: That Mr Mr KK Kaura, a director retiring in accordance with
article 121 of the company's articles of association, be re-appointed

Votes           Votes          Discretionary Votes              Votes
For             Against                                         Withheld
231,488,987     33,500         540                              8,987
Result: Carried

Resolution 7: That Dr Shailendra Kumar Tamotia, a director retiring in
accordance with article 121 of the company's articles of association, be
re-appointed

Votes           Votes          Discretionary Votes              Votes
For             Against                                         Withheld
230,717,560     596,596        540                              217,318
Result: Carried

Resolution 8: That Mr Peter Sydney-Smith, a director retiring in accordance with
article 115 of the company's articles of association, be re-appointed

WITHDRAWN

Resolution 9: That Mr Naresh Chandra, a director retiring in accordance with
article 121 of the company's articles of association, be re-appointed

Votes           Votes       Discretionary Votes                 Votes
For             Against                                         Withheld
230,715,533     813,914     540                                 2,027
Result: Carried

Resolution 10: That Deloitte & Touche LLP be re-appointed auditors of the
company until the conclusion of the next general meeting at which accounts are
laid, and that the directors be authorised to set their remuneration

Votes           Votes       Discretionary Votes                 Votes
For             Against                                         Withheld
231,497,974     33,500      540                                 0
Result: Carried

Resolution 11: That the Remuneration Report for the year ended 31 March 2005 be
approved

Votes          Votes        Discretionary Votes               Votes
For            Against                                        Withheld
227,358,145    814,914      540                               3,358,415
Result: Carried

Resolution 12: That the power conferred on the directors by article 59 of the
company's articles of association be implemented and the company be generally
and unconditionally authorised to make market purchases of the company's
ordinary shares subject to the limitations contained in resolution 12 set out in
the Notice of Meeting

Votes           Votes       Discretionary Votes                 Votes
For             Against                                         Withheld
231,497,974     33,500      540                                 0
Result: Carried

Resolution 13: That the existing article 217 of the company's articles of
association be deleted and be replaced with a new article 217 as set out in the
notice of meeting

Votes           Votes       Discretionary Votes                 Votes
For             Against                                         Withheld
231,495,424     33,800      540                                 2,250
Result: Carried

Matthew Hird
Company Secretary
020 7659 4735



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