COVID-19: Govt evacuates 4,26,391 stranded JK residents; 3,00,333 via Lakhanpur, 1,26,058 through special trains
JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 11: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 4,26,391 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 142 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 1,26,058 passengers while about 3,00,333 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 4869 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from September 10 to September 11 mornings while 1129 passengers have reached today in the 121st Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 121 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 110,362 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.