A top Indian Muslim leader on Monday urged Turkish global wire Anadolu Agency to intensify efforts to combat negative perceptions about Muslims and Islam all over the world.

In his greeting message to the Agency on eve of completing 100 years of its news operations, lawmaker Asaduddin Owaisi, also president of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen said the global media was portraying the most peace-loving religion of Islam as violence-prone and diametrically opposed to the West.

“Therefore, in these times it becomes imperative for a news organization like Anadolu Agency to shoulder the additional duty of dissemination of news as

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