Activists display placards during Left organisations’ protest march from Nizamuddin Sabz Burj to India Gate in New Delhi-PTI

Activists display placards during Left organisations’ protest march from Nizamuddin Sabz Burj to India Gate in New Delhi-PTI

Activists display placards during Left organisations’ protest march from Nizamuddin Sabz Burj to India Gate in New Delhi-PTI

Now that the protests are fizzling out, it’s worth asking what exactly they managed to accomplish. I see two major effects.