Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after laying a wreath before the mortal remains of former Prime Minister I.K. Gujral—G.N. JHA

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after laying a wreath before the mortal remains of former Prime Minister I.K. Gujral—G.N. JHA

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after laying a wreath before the mortal remains of former Prime Minister I.K. Gujral—G.N. JHA

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