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1,47,642 stranded JK residents evacuated so far: JK Government

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 1,47,642 JK residents, stranded in different parts of India, 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 57 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 45,747 passengers while about 1,01,895 persons from other states and UTs including 328 from abroad have been evacuated by the government through Lakhanpur till date.

Therefore, a total of about 1,47,642 J&K residents stranded outside have been brought back to the UT by the Jammu and Kashmir government by 57 special trains and a fleet of buses through Lakhanpur after strictly observing all necessary preventive measures regarding the Virus.

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