Delhi police personnel stand guard at PHQ during a protest against the recent gang rape case, in New Delhi-PTI

Delhi police personnel stand guard at PHQ during a protest against the recent gang rape case, in New Delhi-PTI

Delhi police personnel stand guard at PHQ during a protest against the recent gang rape case, 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.