In V. 912 Acharya Shri Bhavdeo Suri enlightened King Madhavdeo Pawar, and converted him an Oswal. In his succession was Shah Ratansee in V. 1340. He fought with an axe, so his family was named kuwas or Kawad. In v. 1644 there reigned Kuwad Harkhaji. His family was named ‘Harkavat’.
Kuldevi of this gotra is Shri Arbuda Devi.