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Wednesday 21 March, 2007

Vedanta Resources

Holding(s) in Company

Vedanta Resources PLC
21 March 2007


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which 
   voting rights are attached (ii):

Vedanta Resources plc

2. Reason for the notification (please state Yes/No):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: (No)

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the 
acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached: (No)

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights: (No)

Other (please specify): (Yes - New Transparency Directive Requirement)

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation (iii):

Wellington Management Company, LLP

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3) (iv):

Bank of New York Nominees LTD
BBH ISL Nominees LTD
Goldman Sachs International
HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Ltd.                                              
JP Morgan Chase Limited
Mellon Nominees (UK) Limited
National Nominees Limited
Nortrust Nominees Limited
ROY Nominees Limited
State Street Nominees Limited
Vidacos Nominees Limited

5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or reached (v):

20 January 2007

6. Date on which issuer notified:

20 March 2007

7. Threshhold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:


8 Notified details:


A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares if possible              Situation previous to the
Using the ISIN Code                           Triggering transaction (vi)

                                              No of          No of
                                              Shares         voting rights (viii)

Ordinary                                      N/d            N/d

Resulting situation after triggering the transaction (vii):

Class/type of shares   No of shares   No of voting rights    % of voting rights
if possible using                     (ix)
the ISIN Code

                       Direct         Direct          Indirect Direct  Indirect
                                      (x)             (xi)

Ordinary               26,041,514     26,041,514      N/a      N/a     9.08%

B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction (xii)

Type of        Expiration     Exercise/      Number of voting        % of voting
Financial      date (xiii)    conversion     rights that may be      rights
Instrument                    period/date    acquired if the
                              (xiv)          instrument is

Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights                      % of voting rights
26,041,514                                   9.08%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the 
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable (xv):

Bank of New York Nominees LTD                   346,251 shares
BBH ISL Nominees LTD                          1,044,182 shares
Goldman Sachs International                     322,249 shares
HSBC Global Custody Nominee (UK) Limited        537,914 shares
JP Morgan Chase Limited                       1,101,028 shares
Mellon Nominees (UK) Limited                    491,722 shares
National Nominees Limited                       112,516 shares
Nortrust Nominees Limited                       882,249 shares
ROY Nominees Limited                            847,204 shares
State Street Nominees Limited                19,476,646 shares
Vidacos Nominees Limited                        879,553 shares

Proxy Voting

10. Name of proxy holder:

Wellington Management Company, LLP

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:


12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:


13. Additional information:


14. Contact name:

Robert J. Toner, Vice President and Counsel

15. Contact telephone number:

(617) 790-7084

Annex to Notification of Major Interests in Shares (xvi)

A.  Identity of the person or legal entity subject to the notification obligation
    Full name (including legal form for legal entities):

Wellington Management Company, LLP

Contact address (registered office for legal entities):

75 State Street, Boston, MA  02109, USA

Phone Number:

(617) 790-7084

Other useful information (at least legal representative for legal persons):

B.  Identity of notifier, if applicable (xvii):

Full name:


Contact address:


Phone Number:


Other useful information:

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