"The government is taking business away from local traders and farmers and giving it to foreigners and then say it is for the country's welfare. I compliment their intelligence," Geete added.
Citing Mahatma Gandhi's stand against foreign products, Geete said Mahatma Gandhi was a firm advocate of "all things swadesi and was against videsi" but this government was supporting and welcoming foreigners.
"There are 35 lakh north Indians in Mumbai and of those almost 20 lakh sustain themselves by selling milk, vegetables and fruits. You are snatching their livelihood and giving it to Wal-Mart and other foreigners," he said.