Indian Farmer Union Leader

Pandit Shekhar Dixit 

He born on 20 January 1984 is an Indian politician and social worker serving as the president of Rashtriya Kisan Manch.

He is one of the youth and young politicians in Uttar Pradesh. He is enthusiastic, morally sound, energetic, and diligent.

Since the age of 17, this man is creating differences in the political scenario of Uttar Pradesh and thriving success for farmers.

He is one of Uttar Pradesh’s youngest farmer leaders and social workers.

He is honored with the presidentship of Rashtriya Kisan Manch. From a very young age, this youth and young politician in Uttar Pradesh has been raising awareness about the environmental problems and contributing to reducing the forest tribal issues by placing his voice directly into the mainstream debate.

Pandit Shekhar Dixit has been honored by several environmental and social departments such as India Brahmin Sabha for creating awareness and contributing to social and environmental matters.

He is a farmer’s leader who says, “In countries like Brazil and Switzerland, the public directly controls the government, so why not in India.”

He is a member of organizations such as Gramin Bharat mission- NGO and Krishak Seva Samiti and he is also an Editor in Chief – Kisan Satta (Magazine) and News portal.

Pandit Shekhar Dixit is state President of Jantantra Morcha and youth General Secretary of Jan Morcha in Uttar Pradesh.

Born to a Lucknowi family in Mahanagar, Lucknow, Dixit helped his family in various ways.

Pandit Shekhar Dixit was introduced to this political world at the very young age of 17, since then he always thought of the development and well-being of farmers of our country.

Shekhar Dixit

Early Life and Education Pandit Shekhar Dixit

Shekhar Dixit was born on 20 January 1984 to a Nawabi Hindu family of priests or pandits (Hindu scholars who learned Hindi philosophy, Sanskrit, and religion) in Nishantganj, Mahanagar, Lucknow.

He was the first of two children born to Shri Kailash Chandra Dixit and late Smt.Vimlesh Dixit.

Dixit’s family belongs to the Brahmin community (or Varna class) which is categorized as General class by the Indian government.

Shekhar’s younger brother Gaurav Dixit and younger sister’s name is Garima Dixit and she completely supports him in his political career.

As a child, Shekhar used to help his father in various jobs. At a very small age, he started taking interest in rural development. Shekhar completed his early schooling from Lucknow Public School and high school and intermediate from City Montessori School, Lucknow.

In school days, one of his teachers described him as an average student who took interest in classical music, tabla, and some sports such as boxing.

Shekhar had an early gift for public speaking in the favor of people mostly villagers and the people who cannot take their own stand and his teachers, parents, and students noted this. Shekhar preferred getting social and helping others in raising their voice for justice and here he started taking interest in politics.

Early Life and Education Pandit Shekhar Dixit

When he was 9 years old,  he discovered his interest in politics, he then started helping and motivating farmers to raise their voices for their better life and society.

Shekhar has always considered Mahatma Gandhi as his role model and followed and tried to promote the ancient traditional culture of villages.

Shekhar has received his political training and mentorship from the former Prime Minister of India Mr. Vishwanath Pratap Singh (8th Prime Minister) in 2003.

Since Childhood it was clearly noticeable that Shekhar had a keen interest in the agricultural sector which became the base point of his political journey.

Since Childhood, he has an inclination towards helping & supporting villagers, farmers and his this trait made him a popular social worker who always worked and fought for the forest tribal issues and environmental problems for the betterment of society and to improve the political scenario in the country.

He got married to Abhiruchi Dixit, who was a graduate in teacher training and was an ambitious businesswoman. Unfortunately, she left this world in February, 2021.

She was a supportive wife and always stood by Shekhar and motivated him in achieving his mission.

He is blessed with a child, Yuvraj Dixit who is in his early school days.