COVID-19: Govt evacuates 2,49,579 stranded JK residents till date
JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 2,49,579 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 91 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 76,357 passengers while about 1,73,222 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 2036 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from July 21 to July 22 mornings while 909 passengers have reached today in the 70th Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 70 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 60,661 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.