The man who never cried on a war zone is cried on national television. The man who never cried for his brother who became a Martyr in 1965 India-Pakistan war cried on national TV, what a shame for nation. Lets see how political parties started politics on this incident. The so-called freedom of speech brigade which includes national parties leaders is the reason Gd bakshi cried on national TV. Surly this incident demoralise our brave soldiers, who are fighting for us, who are dying for TriColour. Politicians must be ashamed of Themselves! Not just politicians Every Indian should be ashamed. One of the Panelist even Commented “The Indian Flag is infiltrating in the autonomy of Autonomous University”
A brief introduction of Maj Gen(Rtd) G D Bakshi and his family
Major General(Rtd) Gagandeep Bakshi known as Maj Gen(Rtd) G D Bakshi SM, VSM is a retired Indian army officer. A veteran of many skirmishes on the LC and Counter-Terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir and the Punjab. His elder brother Raman Bakshi was a soldier and became a Martyr in 1965 India-Pakistan war.
He commanded a battalion in operations in Kargil and was awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal. Later he commanded a brigade in counter-terrorist operations in the rugged mountains of Kishtwar and was awarded the Sena Medal for his distinguished services. 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.
He is a prolific writer on matters military and non-military and has published 24 books and over 110 papers in many prestigious research journals. His articles have also been published in various National Newspapers. He taught at the Indian Military Academy Dehradun and the Prestigious Defence Services Staff College at Wellington for three years each. He taught at the National Defense College at New Delhi for two years and retired from this prestigious assignment in Jun08. He holds a Masters degree in Defence Science and an M Phil in Strategic Studies from the University of Madras. He recently completed his Ph.d from the same University on” Limited Wars in South Asia”. He is an Associate member of the IDSA and a distinguished fellow of the Centre for Air Power Studies. (Credit: Wikipedia)
Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) is a decoration of the Indian Armed forces. It is awarded to recognize “distinguished service of an exceptional order” to all ranks of the Indian armed forces.