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Tuesday 16 October, 2007

Vedanta Resources

Holding(s) in Company

Vedanta Resources PLC
16 October 2007


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

Vedanta Resources plc

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

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: (Yes)

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): (No)

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

Standard Life Investments Ltd

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

Vidacos Nominees

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

5 March 2007

6. Date on which issuer notified:

15 October 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:

                                              No of          No of
                                              Shares         voting rights

GB0033277061                                  13,891,094     13,891,094

Resulting situation after triggering the transaction:

Class/type of shares   No of shares   No of voting rights    % of voting rights
if possible using
the ISIN Code          Direct         Direct      Indirect   Direct    Indirect

GB0033277061           14,572,236     12,786,823  1,785,413  4.459%    0.623%

B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

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

-              -              -               -                      -

Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights                       % of voting rights
14,572,236                                     5.081%

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

Standard Life Investments Limited

Proxy Voting

10. Name of proxy holder:


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:

Alison Kennedy
Corporate Governance Manager - Engagement
Standard Life Investments Ltd

15. Contact telephone number:

(0131) 245 2289

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