COVID-19: Govt evacuates 2,46,634 stranded JK residents; 1,71,186 via Lakhanpur, 75,448 through special trains
JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 2,46,634 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 90 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 75,448 passengers while about 1,71,186 persons from other states and UTs including 899 from abroad have been evacuated by the government through Lakhanpur till date.
As per the detailed breakup of the figures, about 2268 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from July 20 to July 21 mornings while 907 passengers have reached today in the 69th Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 69 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 59,752 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.