American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI, founded 1984) is a professional organization for
Indian American physicians based in Chicago, Illinois. According to its website, it has over 42,000 members.
Jagdish Tytler Controversy
In June 2004, AAPI became involved in a controversy for its invitation to Indian Minister for NRI Affairs
Jagdish Tytlerto be honored at a dinner gala.
Various human rights and
Sikhgroups threatened to hold demonstrations at the venue and the invitation to Jagdish Tytlerwas withdrawn. [ [http://www.indiapost.com/members/story.php?story_id=3187 I n d i a P o s t . c o m ] ] Tytler resigned from the Indian governmentafter being indicted by the official Nanavati Commissionof incitng mobs for violence. [http://www.witness84.com/doc/aapi.doc] [ [http://in.rediff.com/news/2005/aug/08nanavati1.htm Nanavati report: Credible evidence against Tytler ] ] [ [http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/R?r108:FLD001:E51218 "United States Should Not Let Tytler Enter Country" - Statement by New YorkRepresentative Edolphus Townsin US Congress] ]
* [http://www.aapiusa.org/ American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin]
* [http://www.aapio.org/ AAPIO website]
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