Govt. evacuates 9,99,232 stranded JK residents; 8,55,738 via Lakhanpur, 1,43,494 through special trains

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 9,99,232 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 8,55,738 persons from other states and UTs including 948 from abroad have been evacuated by the government through Lakhanpur till date.

As per the detailed breakup of the figures, about 8765 stranded passengers have entered through Lakhanpur from November 26 to November 27 mornings while a total of 1,27,698 stranded passengers belonging to different districts have arrived so far till yesterday in Jammu by trains while 15,696 passengers have reached Udhampur in 21 special trains, so far.