Washington, D.C. 20549

Report of Foreign Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

For the Month of August, 2005

Commission File Number: 001-32294

(Translation of registrant's name into English)

Telephone # 91 22 5667 8282 Fax # 91 22 5665 7799
(Address of principal executive office)

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Item 1:     Form 6-K dated August 18, 2005 along with the Press Release.



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorised.

Tata Motors Limited
By: /s/ Hoshang K Sethna
Name: Hoshang K Sethna
Title: Company Secretary

Dated: August 18, 2005


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24, Homi Mody Street,
Mumbai 400 001.


March 16, 2005


MUMBAI, August 16, 2005: Tata Motors today announced that Dr. V. Sumantran had communicated his decision to resign from the Company to pursue other interests, and that his request has been accepted.

Dr. Sumantran joined Tata Motors as Executive Director, Passenger Car Business and Engineering Research Centre, in November 2001.

In a statement, Dr. Sumantran said: "It has been a privilege to have worked with Mr. Ratan Tata and to have been a part of Tata Motors during the turnaround phase of the company's recent performance. The spirit of its people is truly admirable. I will cherish many fond memories of their dedication and cooperation. I leave the company with a lot of goodwill and good feelings. I wish them continued success in their future endeavours."

Mr. Ratan Tata stated: "Dr. Sumantran has been a member of the senior management team at Tata Motors and has contributed significantly to the company during his association. I wish him all success in his future career."



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