Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand image on Delhi gangrape victim with a message “We Want Justice” at Puri beach of Odisha-PTI

Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand image on Delhi gangrape victim with a message “We Want Justice” at Puri beach of Odisha-PTI

Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand image on Delhi gangrape victim with a message “We Want Justice” at Puri beach of Odisha-PTI

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