Politics When ‘monoculture’ promotion backfires: Why BJP lost Jharkhand electoral battle Updated : December 25, 2019 07:50 AM IST In a state where 25 per cent of the population are adivasis, the BJP which was in power at the Centre and the state, promoted a regime which did not seem to be pro tribals. The promotion of Das was in line with the philosophy of Modi and Shah not to promote a candidate of the dominant community as the chief ministerial candidate. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.