The accused, identified as Jagdish Makwana, who hails from Hanumanpura village, allegedly set his wife ablaze Monday after a heated exchange over the choice of the boy for his 18-year-old daughter, they said.
The victim Madhuben (39) succumbed to her injuries at a hospital here yesterday.
Police registered a case under section 302 (murder) of IPC against Makwana.
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