KATHMANDU: Nepali Congress on Tuesday stressed on the need for taking both the local level elections and the Constitution amendment simultaneously.

A meeting of the party's current and former office-bearers held at the NC's Parliamentary Party office in Singhadarbar concluded that a conducive environment should be created for all to participate in the local elections through the Constitution amendment.

Nepali Congress made the decision after consulting its lawmakers from Tarai-Madhes region on the Constitution amendment and other political affairs, informed NC senior leader Ram Chandra Paudel.

The meeting has decided to call a meeting of the party's Central Working Committee on March 23, Paudel said.

Likewise, the meeting decided to take an initiative to create the conducive environment for all Nepalis and political parties alike to participate in the elections in a free and fair manner, said Nepali Congress leader Farmullah Mansur.

Mansur claimed that the Consttution Amendment Bill be passed with majority in the Parliament.