Rithobrath Banerjee, national general secretary of Students Federation of India, said on Sunday that it was necessary to fight centralisation and commercialisation of education.

Mr. Banerjee was speaking at the valedictory of the two-day seminar on educational issues organised by the Students Federation of India (SFI) here. Mr. Banerjee said the policies of the Centre had made education sector vulnerable. Only 9 per cent of the people had access to higher education.