Ramdev had declared arrangements to shape Bharat Swabhiman, a political gathering, in 2010. He said that it would challenge each seat in the following national elections. A year later, he said that he had no expectation of framing a political gathering nor of entering legislative issues straightforwardly yet felt that he ought to impact governmental issues by empowering a groundswell of prominent reaction. He had altered his opinion again by 2014, when he reported that Bharat Swabhiman proposed to challenge a few voting demographics in the general race of that year and to shape organizations together with some different gatherings.
It was right now likewise that he voiced his support for Narendra Modi to end up distinctly the following Prime Minister of India. His endeavors to run yoga camps amid that race battle, supposedly to pick up support for Modi, were frustrated by the Election Commission of India (ECI) who discovered that they were in reality politically motivated. The ECI had additionally attempted to control his utilization of camps in the Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh state races of 2013.
There is likewise an association called the Bharat Swabhiman Trust, established by Ramdev and supporting his political campaigns. The money related courses of action of this and his two different trusts—the Divya Yog and Patanjali Yogpeeth—went under ECI investigation amid the 2014 decisions as a result of a dissension that they were being utilized to finance the battles of some political parties.