A BSF jawan patrols along the border fence at an outpost along the India-Pakistan border in Suchitgarh—AFP

A BSF jawan patrols along the border fence at an outpost along the India-Pakistan border in Suchitgarh—AFP

A BSF jawan patrols along the border fence at an outpost along the India-Pakistan border in Suchitgarh—AFP

Delhi

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