I m planning to convert religion to Christianity in the US and want to cease being a Hindu. I want to do this to avoid cruel anti-male provisions of the Hindu marriage law wherein faulty wives have successfully made a hell of their husbands even if wives were at fault. After changing religion if I apply divorce in USA then will Hindu marriage act still be applicable on me ?
Changing the religion may enable you to get divorced, but that will not fetch you any relief. You have married under Hindu law, this will remain for ever and cannot be changed.
You should understand that the section 498a and dowry harassment law has no caste/creed/religion to extend its legal arm. If she decides to take revenge on you, the change of religion will not stop her from going against you, so dont think of changing your religion just the escape th clutches of law.
I m preparing for the worst scenario where I can divorce her for irreconcilable differences that is unfortunately not a valid ground in India but very much valid in USA. If I become Christian and file divorce then at least my wife won't be able to use 498a, DV or other such biased acts on me and my family.
This is your wrong notion, This will not provide immunity to you from the legal actions that she may propose to initiate against you as a retaliation.
I just want riddance and start a new life afresh. I will give her a reasonable sum as one time payment before she leaves for India.
This you can try through your sources as a compromise settlement to get rid of her once the compromise is reached.