2,74,903 stranded JK residents brought back so far: Govt
JAMMU : The Jammu and Kashmir government has evacuated about 2,74,903 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, an official press release informed Friday.
As per the official data received in this regard, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has received 100 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 83,914 passengers while about 1,90,989 persons from other states and UTs including 904 from abroad have been evacuated by the government through Lakhanpur till date.
As per the detailed breakup of the figures, about 1554 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from July 30 to July 31 mornings while 800 passengers have reached today in the 79th Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 79 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 68,218 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.