He was among the first pilgrims to offer prayers at the shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Later talking to Media, the J&K Governor said that all arrangements have been made for the security of two-month-long Amarnath pilgrimage.
Vehicles tagged with electromagnetic chips, bike and bullet-proof SUV police convoys and scores of bullet-proof bunkers have been deployed as part of the “biggest-ever” security blanket thrown to secure pilgrims undertaking the Amarnath pilgrimage.
Over two lakh pilgrims have registered for the annual pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas till now.
Meanwhile, security has been increased at Udhampur Railway Station to avoid any untoward incident during Amarnath Yatra.