BJP also promised loan to farmers at the interest rate of 4 pc, cut in interest rates of home loans, and loan waivers to farmers implementation of 'Ladali Laxmi Yojana', wheat and rice to poor at the rate of Rs 2 per kg, upgradation of Income Tax slab to 3 lakh for men and 3.5 lakh for women, abolition of tax fringe benefit and protection of Ram Setu in its manifesto.
To counter Congress's offer of rice at Rs 3 per kg, BJP said it will give 35 kg rice per month at Rs 2 per kg for BPL families. It also promised to make available wheat at Rs 3.5 per kg. Another key promise made by the saffron party is bringing of a new law like 'POTA'.
It also promised to exempt armed forces from income tax and introduce 'One Rank, One Pension' scheme.