Suhag will begin his tour of the state from Srinagar. He is expected to be back in the national capital later in the evening.
Ensuring a violence-free election in Jammu and Kashmir is a major task for the Army at the moment and the force has been put on high alert.
Some militant groups have given a poll boycott call in the state.
Voting is underway in 15 constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir which go to polls in first of the five-phased state elections.