Major General Gagan Deep Bakshi more commonly addressed as G.D.Bakshi is a man driven by patriotism. Major General G.D. Bakshi was born in the year 1950 in the Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh. He has completed his preliminary and intermediate education from St. Aloysius Senior Secondary School, Jabalpur and then he graduated from the University of Madras. He is a resigned Indian Armed Force officer. He is a part of the Jammu and Kashmir Rifles. G. D. Bakshi is known to take a stand for the things he feels are right. He raises his voice against the wrong. Moreover, he is a writer and a speaker too along with being an extraordinary officer.
G.D.Bakshi is amongst those heroes who have had the experience of the Kargil War. He was the commander of a battalion in the Kargil war. He was accorded the Vishisht Seva Medal for directing a force in the Kargil War. Later, he was awarded the Sena Medal for separated assistance in instructing a brigade during counter-revolt drives and for such individual demonstrations of excellent dedication to obligation or mental fortitude as having unique importance for the Army. Apart from these, he has been awarded several other awards for his excellence and courage.
Major General in this manner instructed the Romeo Force which is the part of elite Rashtriya Rifles during escalated counter-rebellion activities in the Rajouri-Poonch regions of Jammu and Kashmir and prevailing with regards to stifling the outfitted militancy in this area. He was serving at the Directorate General of Military Operations for 2 long terms and was also the prime BGS(IW) at HQ Northern Command of India. This is where he managed Information Warfare and Psychological Operations. He is regularly approached by the news channels across India to give his point of view and thoughts on the subjects identified with the military and resistance. He has been in debates over a lot of topics and is found to be very short-tempered. People often call him a man of contradiction since he says certain things and his actions completely conflicting with them. He is always found saying things against Pakistan and China.
He has written quite a few books in the past years. Among them, the one he wrote is ‘Bose: The Indian Samurai – Netaji and the Ina a Military Assessment’, which is the most famous. He also said that Indian warriors didn’t win the battles on the basis of non-violence, but they won on the basis of their fight for the country with the bloodshed of many brave soldiers of the nation. He thinks that in a normal book of non-violence, the children are not taught the importance of the soldiers who sacrifice their lives for each citizen of the country. In the Army strength of 60,000 around 26,000 brave soldiers attained martyrdom. The children don’t value them, since the mention of these soldiers is hard of a page or two. The children are completely unaware of the true situations. He finds it very unfair.
Regarding the Pulwama attack, he states that if the Pakistanis did not agree in a direct manner then they are supposed to be taught a lesson. He said he’ll make sure that the Pakistanis understand that messing around with India is not going to end well for them. The Pakistanis could try millions of times to capture Kashmir and call it theirs but Kashmir was a part of India and will always be and no one can ever take it away. He is a strict and fierce person. Even today, he puts his points in a very bold manner. He portrays himself as a very fearless and strong personality and that is actually very much accurate.