COVID-19: Govt evacuates 4,45,380 stranded JK residents; 3,15,030 via Lakhanpur, 1,30,350 through special trains
JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 15: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 4,45,380 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 146 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 1,30,350 passengers while about 3,15,030 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 3679 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from September 14 to September 15 mornings while 1111 passengers have reached today in the 125th Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 125 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 114,654 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.