COVID-19: Govt evacuates 3,29,220 stranded JK residents; 2,27,976 via Lakhanpur, 101,244 through special trains
JAMMU, AUGUST 19: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 3,29,220 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 119 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 101,244 passengers while about 2,27,976 persons from other states and UTs including 906 from abroad have been evacuated by the government through Lakhanpur till date.
As per the detailed breakup of the figures, about 3277 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from August 19 to August 20 mornings while 1059 passengers have reached today in the 98th Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 98 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 85,548 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.