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 Tytler to be honored at a dinner gala.

Various human rights and Sikh groups threatened to hold demonstrations at the venue and the invitation to Jagdish Tytler was withdrawn. [ [ I n d i a P o s t . c o m ] ] Tytler resigned from the Indian government after being indicted by the official Nanavati Commission of incitng mobs for violence. [] [ [ Nanavati report: Credible evidence against Tytler ] ] [ [ "United States Should Not Let Tytler Enter Country" - Statement by New York Representative Edolphus Towns in US Congress] ]


External links

* [ American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin]
* [ AAPIO website]

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