COVID-19: Govt evacuates 4,34,664 stranded JK residents; 3,06,438 via Lakhanpur, 1,28,123 through special trains
JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 13: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 4,34,664 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 144 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 1,28,226 passengers while about 3,06,438 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 3123 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from September 12 to September 13 mornings while 1123 passengers have reached today in the 123rd Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 123 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 112,530 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.