Patpur: The by-elections will be held on February 11 in Ramchandrapur panchayat in Sankhemundi block. The deadline for submission of nomination papers is 13th, 15th and 14th of this month. The 14th is the last day for submission of nomination papers, while the 14th is the date for scrutiny and 22nd for withdrawal. As a result, the political climate has warmed. Three major groups have begun preparations to support their supporters. In this regard, Santoshi Pradhan today submitted his nomination papers to Sankhemundi Video and Election Officer Gayatri Dutt Nayak. His supporters were present at the time. On the other hand, a meeting of the BJD for the by-elections was held in the presence of former MLA Nandini Devi. It discussed strategies to fight the election. In the presence of Adpada Sarpanch Neelmadhab Raut and Amin Pradhan, N. Prafulla Reddy, Ajay Reddy, Nirakar Patra, Abhi Patra, Nirmal Patra, Heen Patra and Titu Patra joined the main BJD. . Alok Pradhan, Samiti member Balmiki Pradhan, Amulya Tripathi, Subhash Patnaik, Alay Das and Sunil Tripathi were present. Meanwhile, the party, led by former BJP district president Vijay Kumar Swain, is gearing up. The tactics are being developed in the presence of Zilla Parishad member Gadadhar Swain, Ghumsa District Youth Front president Pramod Panda, Litu Pradhan, Chinmay Reddy and Sunil Pradhan.