Naresh Tikait also known as Naresh Choudhary Tikait was born in 1977 at Sisauli village in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh, India. He did his schooling from Sir Tashi Namgyal High School. He earned his graduation degree from Uttar Pradesh. He become the chairmen president of Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) after his father Mahendra Singh Tikait died on 15 May 2011 due to bone cancer as the rule of Baliyan Khap is that when the chaired leader died the elder of the family becomes the leader. He has played a significant role in several farmer protest organised to protect the rights of farmers.