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Wednesday 02 August, 2006

Vedanta Resources

Result of AGM

Vedanta Resources PLC
02 August 2006

                             VEDANTA RESOURCES plc

                                 RESULTS OF AGM


Wednesday 2 August 2006


At the Company's Annual General Meeting, which was held today, all the
resolutions put to shareholders were duly passed.

The results on each resolution were as follows:
                                                                       Votes
                 Resolution              Votes for    Votes against   withheld
                 ----------              ----------   -------------   --------

  1   To receive and adopt the audited  212,431,482     1,371,404       57,010
      accounts of the Company for the
      year ended 31 March 2006,
      together with the Directors'            99.36          0.64          N/A
      Report and the Independent
      Auditors' Report.

  2   To approve the Remuneration       211,175,546     1,440,140    1,244,210
      Report for the year ended 31
      March 2006.                             99.32          0.68          N/A

  3   To approve a final dividend of    213,859,897             0            0
      14.3 US cents per ordinary share
      in respect of the year ended 31        100.00          0.00          N/A
      March 2006.

  4   To re-appoint Mr Anil Agarwal,    202,003,756    11,832,209       23,931
      who retires and seeks
      re-appointment in accordance
      with article 115 of the                 94.47          5.53          N/A
      Company's Articles of
      Association.

  5   To re-appoint Dr Shailendra       213,612,671       247,226            0
      Kumar Tamotia, who retires and
      seeks re-appointment in
      accordance with article 115 of          99.88          0.12          N/A
      the Company's Articles of
      Association.

  6   To re-appoint Mr Naresh Chandra,  213,636,167       222,730        1,000
      who retires and seeks
      re-appointment pursuant to
      article 122 of the Company's            99.90          0.10          N/A
      Articles of Association.

  7   To re-appoint Deloitte & Touche   213,461,288       308,609       90,000
      LLP as auditors of the Company
      until the conclusion of the next
      general meeting at which                99.86          0.14          N/A
      accounts are laid before the
      Company.

  8   To authorise the Audit Committee  213,497,667       272,230       90,000
      of the Company to determine the
      Auditors' remuneration.                 99.87          0.13          N/A

  9   To authorise the Directors to     213,089,561       389,601      380,734
      allot relevant securities up to
      an aggregate nominal amount of:
      (a) $3,275,956 in connection
      with the $725 million 4.60%
      guaranteed convertible bonds due
      2026 issued by Vedanta Finance          99.82          0.18          N/A
      (Jersey) Limited, a wholly-owned
      subsidiary of the Company; and
      (b) (otherwise than pursuant to
      sub-paragraph (a) of this
      resolution) $9,558,417.

 10   To authorise the Directors to     213,847,047         7,850        5,000
      allot equity securities for cash
      as if section 89(1) of the
      Companies Act 1985 did not             100.00          0.00          N/A
      apply.

 11   To authorise the Directors to     213,751,362       108,535            0
      make market purchases within the
      meaning of section 163(3) of the
      Companies Act 1985 of ordinary          99.95          0.05          N/A
      shares of $0.10 each in the
      capital of the Company.


Percentages show votes as a percentage of the total number of shares being voted
by proxy.

For further information, please contact:

Deepak Kumar (Company Secretary)
Vedanta Resources plc

Telephone: +44 (0) 207 659 4734



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