COVID-19: Govt evacuates 2,53,844 stranded JK residents; 1,76,521 via Lakhanpur, 77,323 through special trains
JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 2,53,844 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 92 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 77,323 passengers while about 1,76,521 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 3299 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from July 22 to July 23 mornings while 966 passengers have reached today in the 71st Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 71 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 61,627 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.