Wikipedia Bio / Profile Background
- Ash Sarkar is a British journalist, academic, activist, teacher & political analyst.
- Known for her strong oratory, Sarkar is also a lecturer of global politics at Anglia Ruskin University.
- She also teaches Masters in Film, Graphic design and Propaganda at At Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam.
Personal Life, Parents and Family Details :
- Ash was born in 1992 & has graduated with a Master’s degree from University College London. She attended comprehensive school as a child, followed by a stint at a selective grammar school.
- Coming from a Bengali Indian ethnicity, Ash’s parents were born & raised in Bengal, India. They later moved to Britain.
- Sarkar’s mother is a social worker & was an anti-racist activist in the 1970s.
- The Bengali nationalist Pritilata Waddedar was her great-great-aunt. Pritilata had actively participated in India’s freedom fight against the British Empire in the 1930s.
- Currently, Ash resides in North London.
Work Career, Salary and Net Worth :
- A Muslim by religion, Ash has delivered strong statements against issues of Islamophobia, racism and gender discrimination through her articles and videos.
- Sarkar is a self-proclaimed communist & a fierce, independent critic of the problems within the political system.
- Her work has made its way into outlets & programs such as Good Morning Britain, Sky News, NewsNight, Daily Politics and Channel 4.
- Besides her various TV appearances, Sarkar also hosts her own video segment called “OMFG Sarkar” on Novara Media’s YouTube channel.
- Currently, she is the senior editor for Novara Media. Novara Media is a radical leftwing alternative media organization addressing issues such as climate change, racism, and capitalism.
- Ash really gathered media eyeballs when she called Piers Morgan an idiot on national television on Good Morning Britain.
- Piers challenged her for protesting Donald Trump’s visit to the UK but not having done so when Barack Obama visited. He also challenged her lack of knowledge about some facts and numbers & even called Obama her hero, to which Ash replied, “He is not my hero. I am communist, you idiot!”
- Prior to that, the two also had an altercation when she attempted to explain why she does not think that teaching the national anthem at school should be a top priority. The debate had charged the atmosphere a fair bit.
- Though some have applauded & others have raised eyebrows over her work, Sarkar has displayed boldness in her ideas & is not shy of speaking her mind regarding issues close to her heart.
Fun Facts :
- She is a big supporter of the Tottenham Hotspur football team.
Ash Sarkar Measurements :
- Eye Colour : Brown
- Haircut / Hair Colour : Black
- How tall / Height : 5′3″
- Feet / Legs / Boots / Shoe Size : 6
- Ash Sarkar Pregnant? : Currently, she is not expecting a baby.
Personal / Home / Contact Details
- Ash Sarkar Married? : No
- Children / No of Kids : –
- Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race : Bengali Indian
- Nationality : British