Whereas, the need exists for cohesive action on these part of physicians of Indian heritage residing or working in the queens and long Island of New York;

It is hereby resolved that the AAPI of Queens and Long Island, Inc. (the “Association”) is formed to maintain the identity of such groups of people and to provide a forum for scientific, educational, cultural, charitable and social interaction among its members. The term “Indian” is used throughout these By-Laws in an ethnic sense and is meant to pertain exclusively to the India. The word “Heritage” similarly connotes ancestry.