Major General Gagandeep Bakshi (SM, VSM), or G. D. Bakshi, is a retired Indian army officer. He is from the Jammu and Kashmir Rifles. GaganDeep Bakshi A veteran of many skirmishes on the Line of Control and of counter-terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab, he was awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal for commanding a battalion in operations in Kargil. Later, Bakshi commanded a brigade in counter-terror operations in the rugged mountains of Kishtwar, for which he was awarded the Sena Medal for distinguished service. He subsequently commanded the Romeo Force during intensive counter-terrorist operations in the Rajouri-Punch Districts of Jammu and Kashmir and succeeded in pacifying the area. He has served two tenures at the Directorate General of Military Operations and was the first BGS (IW) at HQ Northern Command (India), where he dealt with Information Warfare and Psychological Operations.