The meeting, which took place at Moldo, just opposite to Chushul, started at 11:30 am (IST), kept going on for about 11 hours, even as arrangements are being made for a diplomatic de-escalation between the countries.

Eleven thousand eight hundred migrant laborers left their homes in Jharkhand for Ladakh. They will work for Border Road Organization, (BRO) to construct roads along the LAC.