J&K Govt evacuates 7lakh stranded JK residents through special trains

The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 7,05,799 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, a statement issued to the press said today.

As per official data received in this regard, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has received 155 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs so far, with about 1,40,292 passengers while about 5,65,507 persons from other states and UTs including 937 from abroad have been evacuated by the government through Lakhanpur till date.

As per the detailed breakup of the figures, about 9680 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from October 24 to October 25 mornings while 134 trains have reached Jammu with a total of 124,596 stranded passengers belonging to different districts so far while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far. Also, no train arrived at
Jammu today.