A meeting of Backward Classes' associations have requested the Congress and the State government to allocate half of the nominated posts to BCs. President of AP BC Welfare Association R. Krishnaiah, BC Youth Association president J. Srinivas Goud, BC Praja Samithi president G. Krishna and others wanted the government appoint chairpersons and directors of corporations, public sector undertakings, market committee, temple committees and others from BC communities in proportion to their population. – Staff Reporter