Helpline numbers for Kashmiris to contact families back home released


The government o Thursday released two helpline numbers for Kashmiris residents and students outside Jammu and Kashmir to contact their families back home. District Magistrate of Kashmir Shahid Choudhary tweeted out two numbers — 9419028242, 9419028251 — for residents living outside the state to contact their relatives back home.


The DM said, “Families back home are also using these lines to reach out.”

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Special trains and extra coaches have also been announced for workers, including those returning home on the occasion of Eid, from Udhampur. For people’s assistance on the availability of the trains, a helpline number has been set up — 9797532910.

Special vehicles have been deployed for people boarding flights and a helpline number 9419151189 has been put out by the DM for their assistance. The DM said more such numbers were in the pipeline. Passengers on transit are also being provided with langar as well as accommodation and transport are being arranged.

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