Barasat: In a bizarre incident, a mother flung her 20-month-old baby out of a moving train near Naihati station in North 24 Parganas district on Monday.
The child was rescued by co-passengers and admitted to Naihati State General Hospital.
The woman, Purnima Saha of Kalyani, had boarded the up Krishnagar Nagar suburban train from Naihati when the child landed on the tracks after being flung by her.
Superintendent of Railway police, Sealdah, Utpal Naskar said the woman was being interrogated.
The woman, who was travelling with the baby, is the mother of another 14-year-old daughter. Her husband who was on a visit to Tarapith, sells lottery tickets.
The husband has been asked to report to the SRP, Naskar said.
Naihati GRP sources said the woman was mentally unstable.