|Died||1560 (aged 44–45)|
|Notable works||Behula Upakhyana|
He major works include Behula Upakhyana narrating story of Behula and Chand Sadagar. The ballads connected with this story been current in western Kamarupa and the rest of northern Bengal long before the verses were reduced to writing by Sukavi Naravan in the thirteenth century and by Durgabar in the early part of the sixteenth century. The songs of Durgabar are known as Durgabari. Durgabar Kayastha rendered Madhava Kandali's Ramayana into lyrics and made new ones of his own, both totalling fiftyeight; and these songs were put to different classical ragas. Durgabar Kayastha composed the Ramayana in the lyrical style of composition to be sung by the Oja Pali.
- Kalita, Dhaneswar (1991). Traditional performances of South Kamrup. Gian Pub. House. p. 23.
- Ayyappappanikkar. Medieval Indian Literature: An Anthology - Volume 2. Sahitya Akademi. p. 8.