COVID-19: Govt evacuates 4,83,143 stranded JK residents; 3,45,122 via Lakhanpur, 1,38,021 through special trains
JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 22: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 4,83,143 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 153 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 1,38,021 passengers while about 3,45,122 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 4368 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from September 21 to September 22 mornings while 1054 passengers have reached today in the 132nd Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 132 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 122,325 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.