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Tuesday 05 June, 2007

Vedanta Resources

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Vedanta Resources PLC
05 June 2007


NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL
RESPONSIBILITY AND CONNECTED PERSONS


This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS notification required
by DR 3.1.4R(1).


(1) An issuer making a notification in respect of a transaction relating to the
shares or debentures of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 16, 23 and 24.

(2) An issuer making a notification in respect of a derivative relating the
shares of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.

(3) An issuer making a notification in respect of options granted to a director/
person discharging managerial responsibilities should complete boxes 1 to 3 and
17 to24.

(4) An issuer making a notification in respect of a financial instrument
relating to the shares of the issuer (other than a debenture) should complete
boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.

1.   Name of issuer                     2.   State whether the notification
                                             relates to (i) a transaction
                                             notified in accordance with DR
                                             3.1.4(R)(1)(a); or
     Vedanta Resources Plc                   (ii) DR 3.1.4(R)(1)(b) a
                                             disclosure made in accordance with
                                             section 324 (as extended by
                                             section 328) of the Companies Act
                                             1985; or (iii) both (i) and (ii)

                                             The Notification relates to a
                                             transaction notified in accordance
                                             with DR3.1.4 (R) (1)(a)

3.   Name of person discharging         4.   State whether notification relates
     managerial responsibilities/            to a person connected with a
     director                                person discharging managerial
                                             responsibilities/director named in
     Mr M S Mehta                            3 and identify the connected
                                             person

5.   Indicate whether the notification  6.   Description of shares (including
     is in respect of a holding of the       class), debentures or derivatives
     person referred to in 3 or 4 above      or financial instruments relating
     or in respect of a non-beneficial       to shares
     interest
                                             Ordinary shares of Vedanta
     Person named in 3                       resources plc

7.   Name of registered shareholder(s)  8.   State the nature of the
     and, if more than one, the number       transaction
     of shares held by each of them
                                             Disposal of shares
     Mr M S Mehta

9.   Number of shares, debentures or    10.  Percentage of issued class
     financial instruments relating to       acquired (treasury shares of that
     shares acquired                         class should not be taken into
                                             account when calculating
     None                                    percentage)

                                             None

11.  Number of shares, debentures or    12.  Percentage of issued class
     financial instruments relating to       disposed (treasury shares of that
     shares disposed                         class should not be taken into
                                             account when calculating
     4,000                                   percentage)

                                             .000010%

13.  Price per share or value of        14.  Date and place of transaction
     transaction
                                             5th June 2007, London
     £15.65

15.  Total holding following            16.  Date issuer informed of
     notification and total percentage       transaction
     holding following notification
     (any treasury shares should not be      5th June 2007
     taken into account when
     calculating percentage)


     Holding - 28,500

     Percentage holding: .000010%


If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by
the issuer complete the following boxes

17.  Date of grant                       18.  Period during which or date on
                                              which it can be exercised

19.  Total amount paid (if any) for      20.  Description of shares or
     grant of the option                      debentures involved (class and
                                              number)

21.  Exercise price (if fixed at time of 22.  Total number of shares or
     grant) or indication that price is       debentures over which options
     to be fixed at the time of exercise      held following notification

23.  Any additional information          24.  Name of contact and telephone
                                              number for queries
                                              Deepak Kumar

                                              (020 7499 5900)





Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making
this notification



Deepak Kumar 

Deepak Kumar on behalf of Vedanta Resources plc

Date of notification: 5th June 2007






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