This paper discusses various multicast routing protocols which are proposed in the recent past each having its own unique characteristic, with a motive of providing a complete understanding of these multicast routing protocols and present the scope of future research in this field. Further, the paper specifically discusses the current development in the development of mesh based and hybrid multicasting routing protocols. The study of this paper addresses the solution of most difficult task in Multicast routing protocols for MANETs under host mobility which causes multi-hop routing which is even more severe with bandwidth limitations. The Multicast routing plays a substantial part in MANETs.

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P.PRASANNA MURALI KRISHNA, DR.M.V.SUBRAMANYAM DR. K.SATYA PRASAD, Dr.. Mesh based and Hybrid Multicast routing protocols for MANETs: Current State of the art. Global Journal of Computer Science and Technology, [S.l.], mar. 2012. ISSN 0975-4172. Available at: <https://computerresearch.org/index.php/computer/article/view/474>. Date accessed: 18 jan. 2021.