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Friday 29 October, 2010

Vedanta Resources

Total Voting Rights

RNS Number : 2926V
Vedanta Resources PLC
29 October 2010

Vedanta Resources plc

Total Voting Rights

In accordance with the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rule 5.6.1 Vedanta Resources Plc ('Vedanta') today notifies the market of the following:

As at 29 October 2010 Vedanta's issued share capital included 296,120,052 ordinary shares of US 10 cents each, of which 265,008,241 carry voting rights in relation to all circumstances at general meetings of Vedanta. Vedanta currently holds 22,502,483 ordinary shares in treasury. As at 29 October   2010  a further 1,704,333 shares had been purchased under Vedanta's Buyback Programme by an independent company, Gorey Investments Limited (Gorey) and this company will not vote on these shares.  These shares purchased by Gorey will be treated in the consolidated accounts of Vedanta as treasury shares.

The remaining 6,904,995 ordinary shares of US 10 Cents each were issued on the conversion of certain convertible bonds issued by one of Vedanta's subsidiaries. These 6,904,995 ordinary shares are held through a global depositary receipt and, as a result, carry no voting rights. .

During the month 492 ordinary shares of US 10 cents each were issued after LTIP grants of options were exercised by employees.

The above figure of 265,008,241 may be used by shareholders (and others with notification obligations) as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change in their interest in, Vedanta under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.


Vedanta Resources plc

Tel: 020 7459 5900

Deepak Kumar

Company Secretary

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