COVID-19: Govt evacuates 4,30,418 stranded JK residents; 3,03,315 via Lakhanpur, 1,27,103 through special trains
JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 12: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 4,30,418 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 143 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 1,27,103 passengers while about 3,03,315 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 2982 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from September 11 to September 12 mornings while 1045 passengers have reached today in the 122nd Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 122 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 111,407 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.