COVID-19: Govt evacuates 4,49,806 stranded JK residents; 3,18,319 via Lakhanpur, 1,31,487 through special trains
JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 16: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 4,49,806 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 147 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 1,31,487 passengers while about 3,18,319 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 3289 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from September 15 to September 16 mornings while 1137 passengers have reached today in the 126th Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 126 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 115,791 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.