Prachanda will compete directly in the elections to the Constituent Assembly scheduled for April 10, he said.The election equation among the left forces, especially with the CPN-UML, were going on positively, he said. Such pre-poll understanding will be made for the 240 seats of the first-past-the-post. ''All the central members of the party will take part in the election, either through the first-past-the-post or through the proportional electoral system,'' he said, adding priority will be given to the home constituency or district.
Maoists had joined the government after signing a peace deal with other six political parties, including the Nepali Congress and CPN-UML vowing to abolish the monarchy from the Himalayan nation.
Elections for the Constituent Assembly are scheduled to be held on April 10 to pave the way for a new constitution that will decide the future course of Nepal and formalise the democratic Republic system which is already approved by Parliament.