COVID-19: Govt evacuates 4,60,557 stranded JK residents; 3,26,813 via Lakhanpur, 1,33,744 through special trains

The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 4,60,557 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 149 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 1,33,744 passengers while about 3,26,813 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 4105 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from September 17 to September 18 mornings while 1061 passengers have reached today in the 128th Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 128 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 118,048 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.