Tensions between the two countries have flared and there has been intermittent cross-border firing since August 5 when New Delhi flooded India administered Kashmir with troops after it revoked the region's special autonomous status.
Election Commission data shows Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party was on course to increase its grip on parliament with 303 out of 542 elected seats – up from 282 in 2014.
The refugees have been living in India-administered Kashmir and some of them carry identity cards issued by UNHCR. But India's Hindu right-wing government regards them as illegal aliens, and does not recognise the UN refugee agency's cards.
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