Indian skipper MS Dhoni playing football with teammates during a practice session at Motera in Ahmedabad-PTI

Indian skipper MS Dhoni playing football with teammates during a practice session at Motera in Ahmedabad-PTI

Indian skipper MS Dhoni playing football with teammates during a practice session at Motera in Ahmedabad-PTI

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