Indian Air Force helicopters cross paths while performing an aerobatic flight on the last day of the Aero India in Bengaluru-AP

Indian Air Force helicopters cross paths while performing an aerobatic flight on the last day of the Aero India in Bengaluru-AP

Indian Air Force helicopters cross paths while performing an aerobatic flight on the last day of the Aero India in Bengaluru-AP

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