Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai was also among the mourners. It was the first time India had carried out nuclear tests since 1974.
He further said, "We tried to prevent it but we can not succeed".
Serving as prime minister briefly in 1996 then again from 1998 to 2004, Mr Vajpayee was admired even by prominent political foes.
"Leader who was respected deeply for his humility!"
"A Bharat Ratna who was also conferred with the Bangladesh Liberation War Honour!"
This was a silent gesture of PM Modi to show how much he loved and respected BJP stalwart AB Vajpayee. It was during Vajpayee's prime ministership in 2000 that India and Russian Federation institutionalised their annual summit meets.
"Sub-continent has lost a phenomenal and a visionary political figure today", the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman said in a statement.
"His attempts for the betterment of India-Pakistan relationship will always be remembered".
Vajpayee was not afraid to take risks. "We are here to share your grief and pay our condolences on the behalf of people of Pakistan and the Government of Pakistan", Pakistan law minister Ali Zafar told ANI. "The world will celebrate him as an exemplary statesman", read the message posted on Twitter by Bhutanese prime minister Tshering Tobgay. India and Israel also set up a joint anti-terror commission after a visit by foreign minister Jaswant Singh in the same year.
The Vajpayee-led coalition government had secured 269 votes while the opposition got 270.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, veteran BJP leaders and Vajpayee's long-time associates L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Congress President Rahul Gandhi were present at the funeral. "The upswing in India-Japan relations was only possible by the initiatives started by Prime Minister Vajpayee", Hiramatsu said.
Earlier, thousands of mourners joined Modi, Shah, and other BJP leaders in the funeral procession. "May his legacy live on, and may his soul rest in eternal peace", he added.
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