Pt. Shekhar Dixit is a farmers leader, Indian Youth Leader, social activist, and President of Rashtriya Kisan Manch. He is the former president of Kisan Manch Uttar Pradesh, Top Indian Farmer Leader, youth general secretary Jan Morcha, Jantantra Morcha.

From the age of 17, Pt. Shekhar Dixit began raising awareness of environmental problems and started to bring the forest tribal issues into mainstream debate. In 2002 he visited villages in eastern districts of Uttar Pradesh and Seemanchal of Bihar along with the then central minister Alauddin Khan. Akhil Bhartiya Brahman Sabha honored Dixit in 2004 for his concern on environmental and social matters. He was also appointed as president of Akhil Bhartiya Brahman Sabha Uttar Pradesh.