Govt brings back 2,13,161 stranded JK residents so far
JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 2,13,161 JK residents, stranded in other parts of the country due to COVID lockdown, via Lakhanpur and through special trains and buses till date amid strict observance of all necessary guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures.
As per the official data received in this regard, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has received 82 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 68,191 passengers while about 1,44,970 persons from other states and UTs including 823 from abroad have been evacuated by the government through Lakhanpur till date.
As per the detailed breakup of the figures, about 1590 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from July 12 to July 13 mornings while 868 passengers have reached today in the 61st Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 61 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 52,495 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.