Definition of sarkar noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//sɜːˈkɑː(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//sɜːrˈkɑːr//
    (Indian English)
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  1. 1(often used as a way of addressing somebody) a man who is in a position of authority, especially one who owns land that is rented for farming
  2. 2(also the sarkar) (the) government The relationship between the sarkar and the public is improving. The choice of strategy is in the hands of sarkar.