The state was set in such a way that Modi and his team sat in a special place. The foreign guests and ambassadors of different countries were provided with a special enclosure. The remaining people, which included the biggest names of the country, were made to sit in the crowds.
Many such VVIPs could not even think of getting the limelight as they had to sit among the crowds, away from the cameras. Many VIPs may have felt like commoners at the arrangements made there.