Chennai, Feb 9 (PTI) Highlights from the southern region at 5.30 PM.

KL-RSS LD LEADER Veteran RSS ideologue P Parameswaran passes away; PM, others condole Kochi: P Parameswaran, veteran Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideologue, thinker and a prolific writer, died early Sunday at Ottappalam in Kerala, Sangh Parivar sources said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Union Home Minister Amit Shah were among those who condoled the death.

TN-DMK-NPR Nod for NPR in Tamil Nadu will invite people's ire: DMK Chennai: DMK president M K Stalin has urged the AIADMK government to not allow the National Population Register drive in Tamil Nadu, saying any move to go ahead with it would invite 'stern opposition' from the people.

TL-CITIZENSHIP-REDDY Half of Bangladesh will be empty if Indian citizenship offered: Union Minister Hyderabad: Half of Bangladesh's population will leave that country if Indian citizenship was promised to them, Union Minister G Kishan Reddy said.

TN-NITI AYOG-GDP GDP will reach new heights, says Niti Ayog official Coimbatore, Feb 9 (PTI) The country's economy would grow in the next few years and the GDP would reach a commendable position, a senior official in NITI Ayog said. PTI NVG NVG