New Delhi: It was a riot of colours and festivities at the official residence of BJP President Amit Shah here today with a swarm of party workers coming to greet him and play Holi.

BJP national President Amit Shah and party leader Shyam Jaju during the Holi celebrations at Shah's residence in New Delhi on Thursday.Pic/PTI

Besides party activists, some Union ministers also dropped by to greet Shah at his 11, Akbar Road residence. Earlier in the day, Shah greeted people on the occasion of Holi.

"Heartiest greetings to all on the joyous mega festival of Holi," Shah tweeted.

Amid beats of drums with local artistes dancing to the tune of traditional music, Shah played Holi with gulal with enthusiastic party workers, who had gathered in the lawns of his residence since morning.

Before this, he exchanged festival greetings also with the party workers.