Senior Supreme Court advocate HS Phoolka is the committee coordinator, while the other members include social scientist Dr Amarjit Singh Narang, Sikh scholar and former PGI director Dr JS Neki, writer Ajit Caur and former CBI director Joginder Singh.
Two members each from both groups have been nominated for the talks Bhajan Singh Walia and Tarsem Singh from the Sarna group and Manjinder Singh Sirsa and Harmeet Singh Kalkaji from the Badal group.
It has also been decided to hold a candlelight vigil at the spot of the violence at Gurdwara Rakabganj at 5 pm on Friday.
The committee held its first meeting on Wednesday. "The panel has started interacting with both groups," Phoolka said.