Govt evacuates 1,32,841 stranded JK residents; 92,575 via Lakhanpur, 40,266 through special trains
The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 1,32,841 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 administrations of Jammu and Kashmir districts have received 51 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 40,266 stranded passengers while about 92,575 persons from other states and UTs including 216 from abroad have been evacuated by the government through Lakhanpur till date.
Therefore, a total of about 1,32,841 J&K residents stranded outside UT have been brought back to the UT by the Jammu and Kashmir government by 51 special trains and a fleet of buses through Lakhanpur after strictly observing all necessary preventive measures regarding the Virus.
As per the detailed break up about the figures, about 1354 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from June 11 to June 12 mornings while 853 passengers have reached today in the 30th Delhi COVID special train at Jammu. So far, 30 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 24,570 stranded passengers belonging to different districts while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.