COVID-19: Govt evacuates 3,15,283 stranded JK residents; 2,18,102 via Lakhanpur, 97,181 through special trains
JAMMU, AUGUST 15: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 3,15,283 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 115 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 97,181 passengers while about 2,18,102 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 2399 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from August 14 to August 15 mornings while 983 passengers have reached today in the 94th Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 94 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 81,485 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.