COVID-19: Govt evacuates 3,93,686 stranded JK residents; 2,75, 483 via Lakhanpur, 1,18,203 through special trains
JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 04: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 3,93,686 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 135 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 1,18,203 passengers while about 2,75,483 persons from other states and UTs including 934 from abroad have been evacuated by the government through Lakhanpur till date.
As per the detailed breakup of the figures, about 3385 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from September 03 to September 04 mornings while 1088 passengers have reached today in the 114th Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 114 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 102,507 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.