COVID-19: Govt evacuates 2,94,192 stranded JK residents; 2,03,678 via Lakhanpur, 90,514 through special trains
JAMMU, AUGUST 08: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 2,94,192 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 108 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 90,514 passengers while about 2,03,678 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 2062 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from August 07 to August 08 mornings while 965 passengers have reached today in the 87th Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 87 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 74,818 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.
Government of Jammu and Kashmir
Directorate of Information