I believe my name – Desh Deepak – is not only rare but very difficult to find amongst the Indians! Probably there would not more than half a dozen Desh Deepak’s around the world. I just googled my name and was intrigued to find a Desh Deepak Kapoor – yeah the whole hog! This guy actually he is a Brigadier in the Indian Army got Ati Vishisht Sewa medal.
This the entry on him: IC-24753 Brig Desh Deepak Kapoor, VSM, Arty, Hq ATC.. well surprisingly, there was another “Deepak Kapoor” in the same list.. thats a lot of similar folks in the same list on the same day!!
Here is the complete list of AVSM:
Ati Vishisht Seva Medal
IC-17622 Lt Gen Deepak Kapoor, SM, VSM, Arty, Hq Nc; IC-19396 Lt Gen Deepak Harishchandra Summanwar, UYSM, VSM, Inf; MR-02250 Lt Gen Mudakkanaveetil Prabhakaran Jaiprakash, AMC, Hq Wc; IC-17582 Maj Gen Subhash Chander Gogna, Engrs; IC-17595 Maj Gen Arun Roye, VSM, Inf; IC-19387 Maj Gen Shiv Kumar Jaswal, Engrs, Hq 10 Corps; IC-19478 Maj Gen Gulshan Kumar Nischol, VSM, SIGS, Hq MB Area (Retd) IC-19983 Maj Gen Deepak Anand, VSM, Inf, Hq Wc; IC-23292 Maj Gen Darshanjit Singh Grewal, Inf, Hq Sc; IC-23376 Maj Gen Ashok Khosla, Sigs; IC-23431 Maj Gen Bhisham Dev Wadhwa, EME, Hq Base WKSP Eme; IC-23486 Maj Gen Harjot Singh Sehgal, Arty; IC-23799 Maj Gen Virendra Kumar Jain, Arty; IC-23872 Maj Gen Parameswaran Pillai Rajagopal, VSM, Inf, Hq 3 Inf Div; IC-24173 Maj Gen Vijay Kumar Singh, YSM, Inf, Hq CIF (V); IC-24178 Maj Gen Prabodh Chandra Bhardwaj, VRC, SC, VSM, Inf; IC-24186 Maj Gen Jagjit Singh Mahil, AAD, Hq SC; IC-24208 Maj Gen Amarjeet Singh Sekhon, YSM, Inf, Hq 25 Inf Div; IC-24568 Maj Gen Mahavir Singh Balhara, KC, SM, Inf, Hq CIF (K); IC-24584 Maj Gen Baljit Singh Jaswal, VSM, Inf, Hq 10 Inf Div; IC-24611 Maj Gen Avadhesh Prakash, VSM, Inf, Hq 17 MTN Div; IC-25066 Maj Gen Arvinder Singh Lamba, Arty, Hq 16 Inf Div; IC-25148 Maj Gen Anukul Chandra, EME, Hq Nc; IC-25156 Maj Gen Jaswinder Pal Singh, Armd, Hq 31 Armd Div; IC-25213 Maj Gen Mukesh Sabharwal, VSM, Inf, Hq 28 Inf Div; IC-25469 Maj Gen Karan Singh Yadava, SM, VSM, Inf, Hq 21 MTN Div; IC-25647 Maj Gen Bhupinder Singh Ghotra, SM, VSM, Inf, Hq IGAR (S); IC-29915 Maj Gen Vinod Chopra, Inf, Hq 39 MTN Div; IC-32703 Maj Gen Krishna Pillai Sankaranarayana Pillai Venugopal, EME; MR-02669 Maj Gen Jayakrishnan Jayaram, AMC; MR-03355 Maj Gen Bikash Krushna Mohanti, AMC, Hq NC; V-00292 Maj Gen Birham Pal Singh Panwar, SM (Retd), RVC; IC-24753 Brig Desh Deepak Kapoor, VSM, Arty, Hq ATC
Have you googled yourself lately? You will be surprised with the info you find online!!